Meghan Markle's Dad Reportedly 'Blames Heart Attack On His Son'

Thomas Markle can't seem to make his mind up over whether he will or won't be walking his daughter Meghan down the aisle on Saturday.

First he was, then he wasn't, then he was, and now he definitely isn't. Keeping up?

In the latest update to the will-he-won't-he saga, the 73-year-old has now told TMZ that he definitely won't be there to witness Meghan tying the knot with the most eligible bachelor around, and he also 'revealed' the reason he thinks he suffered a heart attack.

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Thomas first pulled out the wedding earlier this week to save his daughter from 'embarrassment', following a heart attack and staged paparazzi pictures, with Kensington Palace asking for understanding and respect during this 'deeply personal' time for both families.

But despite her dad saying he wouldn't be at the royal wedding, Meghan managed to change the lighting director's mind.

However, doctors then told Thomas that he needed surgery for damage caused by the heart attack during a hospital visit for chest pains on Tuesday, causing him to pull out yet again.

And now, Thomas has apparently blamed the heart attack on his own son, Thomas Jr, after he was said to have written a letter to Prince Harry, telling him that marrying his sister would be the "biggest mistake in royal wedding history".

The letter was shared with InTouch in May, and apparently read: "It's not too late, Meghan Markle is obviously not the right woman for you.

"I'm confused why you don't see the real Meghan that the whole world now sees," before adding that poor Meghan was a "jaded, shallow, conceited woman, that will make a fool of you and the royal family heritage."

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Credit: PA Images

A week later, Thomas Jr. wrote an open letter apologising to his half sister, asking to be invited to the wedding.

It has been reported that Meghan's mother Doria Ragland will walk her down the aisle instead.

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