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On Monday, Kensington Palace released a statement following a report that Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, would not be attending her upcoming royal wedding. Markle and Prince Harry are due to wed at Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel on Saturday, May 19.
“This is a deeply personal moment for Ms. Markle in the days before her wedding,” the Kensington Palace statement reads. “She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr. Markle in this difficult situation.”
Markle’s father was expected to walk his daughter down the aisle during the Saturday ceremony, according to a previous release from Kensington Palace. He is divorced from Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, who also is planning on traveling with her daughter to the wedding. Both parents were further expected to meet the Queen and the rest of the royal family in the lead-up to the big day. “Ms. Markle is delighted to have her parents by her side on this important and happy occasion,” the Palace noted in early May.