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Here's What Meghan Markle's Estranged Dad Has to Say About Royal Baby

And more on the birth of Baby Sussex
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 6, 2019 5:20 PM CDT
A notice placed on an easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace to formally announce the birth of a baby boy to Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, in London, Monday, May 6, 2019.   (Yui Mok/Pool Photo via AP)
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Things are not good between Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and her estranged father, but that didn't stop Thomas Markle from talking to a British tabloid about the birth of his new grandson. Thomas Markle told the Sun he hopes the baby born to Meghan and her husband Prince Harry will "serve the crown and the people of Britain with grace, dignity and honor." He added that he's "delighted to hear that mother and child are doing well," and offered his "congratulations to my lovely daughter Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry." More coverage surrounding the latest royal baby:

  • In keeping with longstanding traditions, a formal baby announcement was posted at Buckingham Palace saying Queen Elizabeth II welcomed the birth of her eighth great-grandchild, the AP reports.

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