Thomas Markle calls Prince Harry an ‘idiot’ but hopes to meet him soon

The retired lighting director had not seen his daughter Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, before her 2018 wedding.

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Thomas Markle called his son-in-law Prince Harry an “idiot”.

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The retired lighting director, who did not see his daughter Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, before her marriage to the Prince in 2018 and never met her husband, insists he has “so little respect” for Harry, who recently admitted that he was unsure if he would be able to attend Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June due to “security issues”.

Thomas said: “I think it’s ridiculous, he knows how much security he will have.

“He is in such a situation in complete safety, he literally fled to the Games, which will be much more dangerous for him than being at the anniversary.

“I don’t understand half of what he says, I have so little respect for this man, I think he’s an idiot.”

But Thomas plans to travel to the UK to celebrate the monarch’s 96th platinum birthday.

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While he believes his presence could result in Harry and Meghan not attending if they do, he hopes to be reunited with his daughter and meet his grandchildren Archie, two, and 10-month-old Lilibet for the first time.

He said, “I have a feeling that if they know I’m coming, they won’t come.

“But if they come, I would like to contact them, talk to them and try to figure out what went wrong and how we can fix it.

“I don’t see it happening, but I would definitely like to try.”

Thomas would also like to interact with Prince Charles while he is in the UK.

In an interview with GB News, he added: “I think we have a lot in common now. Both of us are pretty much harassed by our children.

“So yes, I would really enjoy talking to him. If it’s possible, that would be great.”

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Thomas Markle Addresses Good Morning Britain On March 9, 2021.
Thomas Markle addresses Good Morning Britain on March 9, 2021. Photo by @GMB /Twitter

Earlier this month, Thomas criticized Meghan and Harry for their “unforgivable” decision not to attend Prince Philip’s recent memorial service.

He was outraged: “Visit, respect and the bestowal of God’s grace to Prince Philip for lifelong service was very important to the Queen, and their failure to appear was a slap in the face for the Queen.

“It was unforgivable. The British will not forgive them for this, and they should not.

“I don’t know what the reason is, but there is no excuse. This is a slap in the face for the Queen and the British people.”

Harry is currently suing the Home Office as he is no longer afforded armed police protection when in the UK and has been told he cannot pay for it himself.

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