Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

Jun 21, 2018, 19:05
Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

Thomas Markle, the father of Britain's newest royal Meghan, has spoken of his regret that he wasn't well enough to walk his daughter down the aisle as she married Prince Harry, but said he was pleased that Harry's father Charles was able to step in.

Hear more highlights from Markle's Good Morning Britain interview in the video below.

The retired TV lighting director confessed he had cried as he watched the royal ceremony on television, describing his daughter as "beautiful", and that it was "incredible watching her".

"I realized it was a serious mistake", he said of the photos. It was all set up.

"Meghan cried, I'm sure, and they both said "Take care of yourself, we are really anxious about you". "But I'm thankful for how it all went", he continued.

NEWLYWEDS Prince Harry and Meghan will undertake their first official visit overseas when they visit Ireland next month. I was very happy about that.

Markle missed out on walking his daughter walk down the aisle.

"How can I ask for a better replacement than Charles?" He looked very handsome and my daughter looked very lovely. "I was jealous, I wish it was me but thank god he was there and I thank him for that".

"Harry got on the phone with Meghan - they called me together. Promise me you'll never raise your hand against my daughter".

"He said he was open to it", Markle revealed of Harry's Brexit opinion. "I wasn't nervous. Ten thousand miles apart it's hard to be nervous". It's a whole different lifestyle but I think she can always rise to that occasion. Most agreed, however, that the royal family would not have approved of this interview. It is a type of metal that reminded him of the strength of character of Meghan.

He added: "I want to have a nice, normal relationship with my royal family as well now". "It's an improvement for England". "He said, 'Give Donald Trump a chance.' I sort of disagreed with that".

Asked about her choice of husband, Mr Markle told the programme he thought Harry was "great" and "an interesting guy".

"It was just a loose conversation about something that we have to try". There was no real commitment for it.

"They were disappointed, but they both said, 'Take care of yourself, we're really anxious about you, '" Markle explained, adding that Meghan did cry over the phone.

Meghan's parents are divorced and while mother Doria Ragland, 61, has met Harry and attended the wedding, Thomas Markle is yet to meet the prince.