Never one to hide his emotions when there's a camera around, Meghan Markle's father is addressing the Megxit and predictably going to bat for his daugh... no, strike that. The queen of England. Thomas Markle is going to bat for the English monarchy as only an American ex-patriate living in Mexico can do, reports Reuters. "I think they’ve hurt the queen," he says of his daughter and her husband, Prince Harry in an interview on Good Morning Britain. "I think they’ve hurt the royals, and it just doesn’t work. I’m a little embarrassed for them and feeling really sorry for the queen. The break from the royals is going to cause far more problems.” Other highlights from the interview, also via Yahoo:
- On potentially seeing Meghan in court (she's suing a tabloid over publication of a letter she wrote her father): "If it comes to meeting them in a courtroom, that’s great—at least I finally get to see them, but I don’t want to face off or have a battle with them."
- On whether his biracial daughter had faced racist press coverage: "I think England is even far more liberal than the United States when it comes to races. So I don’t think that she is being bullied in any way or any shape because of racism."
- On having been 'ghosted' by his daughter: "I really miss my daughter. I love my daughter and I certainly would love my grandson and I’d love Harry if I met him, I’m sure."
- To Harry: "Man up and fly down to see me. And we'll talk."
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