PRINCE Harry is said to have developed close relationship with Meghan Markle’s dad in “regular” phone calls discussing the upcoming wedding.
Thomas Markle Snr, 73, who lives in Mexico, “thinks Harry’s a great guy”, a former flame suggested.
PA:Press Association Prince Harry has reportedly developed a bond with Meghan Markle’s dad over the phone, as they allegedly discuss the upcoming wedding
Instagram/MeghanMarkle Meghan Markle posted this photo of herself as a baby lying on dad Thomas Markle
Lori Davis, who has dined with Thomas over a series of dinner dates, told the Sunday Mirror that he was not upset over Harry’s comments about his family.
Prince Harry described Meghan’s first Christmas with the Royals as “fantastic”, but he added, “It’s the family I suppose that she’s never had”.
Lori told the newspaper: “They’ve had many conversations. Friendly conversations. He’s delighted for them.”
Kensington Palace declined to comment.
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News of Prince Harry’s relationship with retired TV lighting director Thomas comes after it was revealed, he will walk his daughter down the aisle in May.
There were rumours 73-year-old Thomas Markle Snr would be blanked after Meghan decided against asking half-brother Thomas Jnr and half-sister Samantha.
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But a family friend told The Sun on Sunday: “Thomas Snr is overjoyed to be beside his little girl on the day she becomes a princess — even if he has to battle his demons to get there.
“He’s not exactly thrilled at facing the world’s glare.
“He lives a reclusive life in Mexico.
“But nothing will stop him from having Meghan on his arm for the big day.”
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