Meghan Markle attends an Anzac Day service at Westminster Abbey on April 25, 2018 in London (Getty Photographs)
Kensington Palace shouldn’t be commenting on studies that Meghan Markle’s father wants a coronary heart process and can miss Saturday’s royal marriage ceremony in Windsor.
Prince Harry’s press workplace stated Wednesday it had no further remark past an announcement made two days in the past calling for “understanding and respect” for Markle’s father, Thomas, “on this troublesome state of affairs.”
Thomas Markle, 73, is a retired Hollywood cinematographer who lives in Mexico and is divorced from Markle’s mom. He informed the TMZ movie star web site he wants remedy Wednesday for blocked coronary arteries together with receiving a stent. That remedy would usually rule out making a prolonged aircraft journey to England proper after the process.
Thomas Markle had been anticipated to spend the times earlier than the marriage in Britain assembly Queen Elizabeth II and different senior royals. He’s additionally nonetheless scheduled to stroll his daughter down the aisle throughout the marriage ceremony Saturday in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Fortress.
The palace has not introduced any different plans for Thomas Markle’s position. An official announcement is anticipated if it is confirmed that he won’t be touring to Britain for the marriage.
Meghan Markle’s mom, Doria Ragland, is anticipated to go to with the queen and senior royals this week earlier than the marriage. She may also journey together with her daughter to the chapel on the morning of the ceremony.
Some estranged members of Meghan Markle’s prolonged household have arrived in Britain however haven’t acquired invites to the marriage.
Some devoted followers of Harry and Markle are already gathering at prime viewing factors simply outdoors the imposing partitions of Windsor Fortress, although the marriage is three days away.
Just a few carried indicators wishing the soon-to-be newlyweds nicely, and a few carried U.S. flags in honor of Markle’s American roots.
Windsor officers have warned the general public that massive crowds are anticipated within the city on Saturday. Many roads shall be closed off and additional safety procedures shall be put in force.