Meghan Markle’s 2020 just got even more complicated.
With seemingly endless headlines and conversations around the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s “step back” from their royal duties, Markle’s father is stirring up some drama of his own.
The Daily Mail reports that Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, will be “called as a key witness” to provide evidence against his daughter to help the defense in a lawsuit filed by the Duchess against U.K. tabloid The Mail — the sister paper of the Daily Mail.
The lawsuit alleges that the paper violated her privacy by publishing excerpts of a letter she had sent to her father.
“I think this is a really good example of why she may have alienated him,” said Osmond. “That’s ridiculous! It’s just very telling to me who he is,” she added.
Twitter exploded with reactions and many said they agree with Osmond that Thomas Markle’s actions are indeed ridiculous:
No and once he crosses that line there is no going back. You've taken a position publicly against your own child. Just NO!— Gail Lessard (@ktscarlit) January 15, 2020
He is disgusting— Coleen Riley (@Mum493) January 15, 2020
He has no decency. He's doing this for money. On top of everything else his daughter is enduring, she doesn't need this. Shame on him.— Melinda Kinnaird (@MelindaKinnaird) January 15, 2020
But others said Thomas Markle didn’t do anything wrong, and some even cheered on the duplicitous dad:
I think he deserves a fair chance to defend himself. She has shown a side that is questionable and the truth needs come out.— AmeriC (@Myown46623721) January 15, 2020
Meghan's father Thomas Markle 'would testify in Mail on Sunday case'— Gary Gibbs (@garygibbs27) January 15, 2020
Finally her father gets a chance to spill the beans on his manipulative daughter... https://t.co/I3DAqedh8r
Meghan's father Thomas Markle 'would testify in Mail on Sunday case'. Well done sir. 👍👍 https://t.co/EaKz3Iw0eU— CASSIE’S DAD (@LaurelTheStaffy) January 15, 2020
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