Thomas Markle addressed the family feud on Good Morning Britain (Picture: ITV)
Meghan Markle’s dad has pleaded with his daughter to allow him to meet his grandchildren, branding her as ‘cruel’ to deny him visits.
Thomas Markle Snr, who is still recovering from a stroke, is yet again begging for the attention of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after selling stories about them to the press.
The 79-year-old branded the California-based couple as ‘cruel’ for keeping Prince Archie, age four, and Princess Lilibet, age two, away from him.
He stressed that his daughter has ‘no excuse’ to treat him this way, adding that he has done nothing wrong to cause the family rift.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain about his relationship with Meghan, he said: ‘I still have not seen my grandchildren.
‘I want to see them, and I think the King would also like to see them. This is a cruel thing to do to a grandfather… To deny the right to see one’s grandchildren.
‘In my mind, I really think Meghan and Harry should take the grandchildren and go back to England to give them their rightful place amongst the royals and some exposure.’
Discussing their relationship they had when she was younger, Thomas explained that Meghan lived with him from the sixth grade to high school.
Meghan Markle with her dad, Thomas Markle
Meghan and Harry attend the cycling at the Invictus Games(Picture: Getty)
The duchess spotted during day 4 of Invictus Games 2023 at the Merkur Spiel-Arena in Dusseldorf (Picture: MEGA)
The two used to get along well, but he never had the opportunity to see what a woman she had turned into.
Thomas also shared his frustration about the family feud as they have reportedly not spoken for years.
The dad and daughter fell out around the time of her royal wedding in 2018, amid claims Thomas staged paparazzi photos.
In her bombshell interview with Oprah, Meghan stressed she felt ‘betrayed’ by her dad after he spoke to the tabloids about her.
But Thomas insisted that he cannot change that now, adding that it is time to heal the relationship.
In a direct message to Meghan, he added: ‘I love her, I will always love her. I wish that she allows me to meet the grandchildren.’
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