Thomas Markle he has broken his silence about his daughter Meghan Marklethe pregnancy.
On October 15, Kensington Palace announced that Meghan and Prince Harry They were expecting their first child together, only a day after the two landed in Australia for their first real tour as a couple. Thomas, who has a fairly distant relationship with his daughter and the rest of the royal family, spoke with Daily mailis The mail on Sunday about your pregnant daughter and how she feels about becoming a grandfather.
According to The mailThomas was "sitting in line waiting to cross the border" when he heard the news on the radio. Currently lives in Mexico.
Apparently, he was "not surprised" that his daughter was pregnant. "Meghan loves children and she and Harry have been talking about wanting a family from the beginning," she said. "I'm delighted by both."
Thomas believes that his daughter "will be a fantastic mother" and that everything feels "overwhelming and joyful".
He said: "I was full of love, joy and happiness for both my beautiful daughter and my son-in-law." A new baby is a blessing and I hope to see a little Meghan or a little Harry ".
Upon hearing the news, Thomas began to remember Meghan's youth and when she was a girl. "When they gave it to me and I held it in my arms for the first time, it was love at first sight, it was the most beautiful baby," she said. The mail.
Last week, Meghan's half sister Samantha Markle He talked about the Duchess of Sussex's pregnancy and seemed to transmit a kind of olive branch to his little sister. Samantha said Sun who wants "Meghan to be happy, calm and have peace."
She added: "Everyone needs to be positive."
When Kensington Palace first announced the pregnancy, they added a statement that Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, she was "very happy with this lovely news, and she hopes to welcome her first grandchild". The palace, however, remained silent at any word of Thomas.
Samantha mentioned the lack of recognition and said: "If you exclude him, I will not be happy, it's best for the baby to include my dad."
In July, Thomas mentioned the possibility that Meghan had a baby and that he could never meet his own grandchild. He said The mail on Sunday then that he had been "completely separated" from royalty and could not communicate with his daughter. "What is sad is that sometime next year, Meghan and Harry will have a baby and I will be a grandfather," he said at the time. "And if we're not talking, I will not see my grandson, how tragic that is: depriving a son of his grandfather because I said some things that criticize the royal family."
Now that Samantha and Thomas have written some proverbial peace treaties, it remains unclear if the drama between the Markles has ended the fight, or at least it has reduced it from one point to another over a slow fire.
For now, Meghan and Prince Harry will continue to travel through Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand on their actual tour. On Saturday, she and Prince Harry attended the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games, which he founded in 2014. He also brought his real bun to the oven during his speech. "Thank you for the welcome you have given Meghan and me in the last few days," he said. "I felt very proud to be able to introduce you to my wife and we are very happy to celebrate the personal joy of our new incorporation with all of you."
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