MEGHAN Markle is just weeks away from giving birth - as her growing baby bump reveals. But where she will give birth has remained unknown until recently. Will it be be the Lindo Wing like Kate? Kate Middleton gave birth to Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, three, and eight-month-old Prince Louis at the Lindo Wing in Paddington. The Lindo Wing offers mums-to-be the chance to indulge in afternoon tea, lavish menus and bottomless champagne to celebrate the birth. So will Meghan break with tradition? A royal source told the Daily Mail If their Royal Highnesses have moved to Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, Berkshire, before the birth, as planned, then the London hospitals would be an unlikely choice. Where will Meghan Markle give birth to the royal baby? Meghan is said to be eyeing up the maternity unit at the NHS-run hospital as it could be closer to their new Windsor pad. Frimley Park may be a more easily accessible option. But it's worlds apart from the five-star birthing … [Read more...] about Where will Meghan Markle give birth to the royal baby and could it be in the Lindo Wing like Kate?
THOMAS Markle was leading an obscure life in Mexico when he was suddenly thrust into the spotlight after daughter Meghan's marriage to Prince Harry. Here's everything you need to know about the father of the woman who is now married into the Firm. Who is Thomas Markle? Thomas W Markle, the father of the actress and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is of Dutch-Irish origin and is 74 years old. He is a former television lighting director working on iconic US shows including Married with Children and General Hospital. In 2011 he won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series for his work on General Hospital, a long-running US soap. When was Meghan's dad married to Doria Ragland? He was married to Doria Ragland, in 1979. Following their marriage, the family settled down in The Valley, LA. They divorced in 1987. Meghan was six years old at the time. How does Meghan describe her father, Thomas? It is clear from social media updates Meghan has … [Read more...] about Who is Thomas Markle and when was Meghan’s dad married to Doria Ragland?
MEGHAN wrote to her dad after her wedding and begged him to stop “victimising her” with public outbursts, her pals claim. But the Duchess of Sussex, 37, was left devastated when Thomas Markle, 74, replied by asking for a photoshoot with her. They also fear the “emotional trauma” of dealing with her dad could harm pregnant Meghan’s baby. Five close friends revealed Meghan, 37, wrote to Thomas Markle after her wedding — which he failed to attend. And in an attempt to build bridges, she told him she would “always love him”. But she was devastated when he responded by asking for a photo shoot with her. Thomas missed his daughter’s wedding to Prince Harry last May after it was revealed he had staged paparazzi pictures.THOMAS CALLED FOR 'A PHOTOSHOOT' A pal said: “After the wedding she wrote him a letter. “She’s like ‘Dad, I’m so heartbroken. I love you. I have one father. Please stop victimising me through … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle begs dad to end public stunts as friends fear the ’emotional trauma’ could harm baby
MEGHAN Markle wrote a letter to her estranged father, begging him to stop "victimising" her after she married Prince Harry, it has been claimed. Duchess of Sussex wrote to Thomas Markle, telling him "I have one father" - with the blundering dad then offering to stage a photo shoot with her. Five "close friends" told People magazine that the 37-year-old had tried to reach out to her 73-year-old dad after he pulled out of walking her down the aisle and gave a string of interviews with the press. In the letter, the pregnant duchess reportedly wrote: "I have one father. Please stop victimizing me through the media." A pal said: "After she and Harry got back from honeymoon, Meg sat down and wrote Thomas a long letter. "She told him she loved him, she was heartbroken and wanted to put everything behind them. "She forgave him for everything that had happened previously and just wanted to repair their relationship. "Meg asked him to stop victimising her through the media and talk to her, not … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle’s devastation after finally reaching out to Thomas Markle offering olive branch – and blundering dad offers to stage another photo op
DAD-TO-BE Prince Harry joked with teachers "how do you keep control of them" as he met adorable schoolkids with Meghan Markle in snowy Bristol today. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex rugged up to meet the sweet youngsters who had braved the bitterly cold temperatures in the West Country. The parents-to-be spent the day in the city where dozens of local schools are shut because of the wintry weather and Bristol Airport closed during the morning. Despite the freezing temperatures, Prince Harry, 34, seemed keen to chat to the kids and their teachers during the walkabout - joking: "How do you keep control of them?" And he cheekily told the kids: "You know you guys can run wherever you like." His pregnant wife Meghan, 37, looked glamorous today in a £1,400 Oscar de la Renta dress and William Vintage coat paired with practical calf-length boots by Sarah Flint as she chatted to eager fans. And shaking hands with Bristol locals, she apologised: "Sorry my hands are cold". As snow … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry joke ‘how do you keep control of them?’ as they meets kids and teachers in snowy visit