Meghan markleHer father still remains hopeful of a reconciliation with his daughter after years of tension.
A family source told Fox News that Thomas Markle Sr. is “getting older” and would love the chance to turn his relationship with his daughter upside down if the opportunity presents itself.
“He’s frustrated,” the insider revealed to Fox News. “He lived his life raising his children. He moved to Mexico to live his life in peace and not be completely blackballed and banned. It doesn’t feel good. [for him]. “
The family source claimed that the former “Suits” actress was closer to her father growing up than any other member of her family.
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“He was a great dad to Meghan. That he was warm and described as that bum grabbing the money isn’t fair. He’s not even like that,” the source said. “He paid for his college. It’s 100% true.”
Thomas is known to have opened up about his daughter in recent years after their separation became public in the midst of her May 2018 royal wedding to Prince harry. In March, Thomas reacted to the couple’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey and in the midst of his defense of the british royal family, he expressed regret for the staged photos he took in Mexico which ultimately led to the Duchess of Sussex’s isolation.
“I wish I hadn’t done everything, but here’s the other side … It’s like no one has taken the time to protect a member of our family. We have been attacked by the press every day. – my eldest daughter, my son, myself, my grandchildren – we have all been attacked by the press. No one was there to take care of us. father of the Duchess on ITV’s “Good Morning Britain”.
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The family insider claims Thomas is fearful of traveling given his negative story in the spotlight due to his tension with Meghan, 39.
“He’s even afraid to make a move to go anywhere or do anything. He moved to Mexico to retire and not be bothered. He’s really happy there.”
The source also insisted that Thomas’s past interviews with his daughter were not rooted in bad intentions.
“He loves Meghan. He didn’t try to take advantage of her. He had his own money despite people who thought he didn’t. I think maybe he wanted to look under one. better day and she wasn’t defending it, “he said.
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“He’s not doing it to hurt her. Who wouldn’t try to save their own reputation? adds the source.
Meanwhile, Harry stunned fans by revealing earlier this week that he was writing a memoir.
“I am writing this not as the prince I was born but as the man I have become,” Harry said in a statement. “I have worn many hats over the years, literally and figuratively, and I hope that by telling my story – the ups and downs, the mistakes, the lessons learned – I can help show that little no matter where we come from, we have more in common than we think. “
Reports claim the British royal family is angry with the Duke’s book. However, on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Duke of Sussex told Fox News that the royal had recently entered into a private discussion with his family about the planned book. It was not necessary to get approval from his grandmother, the spokesperson added.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex left as active members of the Royal Family in early 2020. The couple now reside in Montecito, Calif., With their son Archie and daughter Lilibet “Lili” Diana.
Thomas Markle and representatives for Meghan did not immediately return Fox News’ requests for comment.
Fox News’ Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.
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