The royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is just days away and while we’re counting down, the drama is heating up.
This week we learned that Meghan’s father Thomas Markle will not be attending his daughter’s wedding. Thomas was slated to walk Meghan down the aisle, but backed out after allegedly staging paparazzi photos. He also suffered a heart attack last week. Thomas told TMZ he would skip the wedding to save his daughter any more “embarrassment.”
Kensington Palace released a statement Monday regarding Meghan’s father. “This is a deeply personal moment for Ms. Markle in the days before her wedding. She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr. Markle in this difficult situation.”
With only days to go before the big day, Meghan’s father left a gapping hole in the preparations. Who will walk the future princess down the isle.
The internet, of course, had some thoughts on who should replace Thomas, and we have to say, they’re pretty creative. Some people think that Meghan’s Suits dad should step in – several of the cast members are reportedly attending the nuptials.