Viewers feel sorry for Thomas Markle after documentary highlights 'complicated' relationship with Meghan

Viewers feel sorry for Thomas Markle after documentary highlights 'complicated' relationship with Meghan
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Meghan Markle's estranged father Thomas Markle received a lot of sympathy from viewers who saw his Channel 5 documentary 'Thomas Markle: My Story' where he got candid on his relationship with Meghan.

In the documentary, he had accused his daughter and son-in-law of saying 'trashy things' about him and had also revealed that he cried upon watching Meghan tie the knot with Prince Harry. He also shared that Meghan had promised that she would look after him in his 'senior years'. 

He shared, "At this point, they owe me. The Royals owe me. Harry owes me, Meghan owes me. What I've been through I should be rewarded for. My daughter told me that when I reach my senior years she'll take care of me." Many social media users who saw the documentary took to various online platforms to share that Thomas seemed like a good father and also a 'genuine guy', with the hashtag #ThomasMarkle going viral.

One user shared, "#ThomasMarkle seems like he was a really decent dad to Meghan. It's so sad now she's married into a prestigious family she doesn't want anything to do with him," while another user added, "#Thomasmarkle has every right to tell his story. The guy has been slaughtered across the news and social media for two years."


A third user chimed in, "Whilst uncomfortable watching personal home videos, it’s clear Thomas Markle loves his daughter. And she loved him until he didn’t fit the image she was trying to portray. It makes for a sad story. #ThomasMarkle."

"Well, that was so sad to watch tonight. I feel so bad for him, I hope he gets to meet Archie at some point in his life #ThomasMarkle," wrote a user. 

However, not all agreed with sympathizing with him and others objected to how he had outed Meghan. One such user shared, "What a sad, greedy, vindictive, manipulative, narcissistic excuse for a father! Not to mention that ugly stepsister too!"

While another user added, "What a way to treat your own father. To me, it says so much about a person. #ThomasMarkle."

We had previously reported that an emotional Thomas described how he watched his daughter walking down the aisle on TV, after being released from hospital post a heart attack. In the documentary, Thomas went into detail about his relationship with Meghan. Commenting on Harry's general disposition in life, he mentioned him acting like a 'sensitive' 12-year-old.


Thomas revealed that he has not spoken to his daughter since her wedding, which took place in May 2018.

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