Meghan Markle’s Father Speaks Out About The Royal Wedding

Jones Markle wasn’ t at the royal wedding ceremony   Saturday to stroll his daughter Meghan throughout the aisle, but he still viewed the “ emotional and joyful” celebration.  

“ My baby appears beautiful and she looks very happy , ” Markle told TMZ. “ I wish I were there and am wish them all my love and all pleasure. ”  

The former lighting director, who have lives in  Rosarito, Mexico , had been originally supposed to be at the Windsor Fortress ceremony, but he ultimately needed to pull out because of heart surgery.

All of Meghan’ s father drama   began last Sunday, when the Daily Email uncovered that Thomas got taken staged paparazzi photos. This individual admitted to the artifice on Mon and pulled out of the royal wedding ceremony ― just two weeks after Kensington Palace confirmed he would walk Meghan down the aisle.  

On Tuesday, Jones said he would attend the wedding when his heart was healthy sufficient, as he said he’ d experienced a heart attack the week prior to. Later that evening,   TMZ reported that major heart surgical procedure would prevent him from going to .

Markle confirmed that her dad would not be attending her wedding ceremony in a separate statement from Kensington Palace.  

“ I would like to say thanks to everyone who has offered generous text messages of support, ” she stated.   “ Please know how a lot Harry and I look forward to sharing our own special day with you on Saturday. ”

Fortunately, she had her mom, Doria Ragland, by her side the night time before the wedding and in the car trip over to Windsor Castle:

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Here’ s a great photo from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’ s families together, right after the wedding ceremony:  

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Congratulations towards the happy couple!