2018-04-07 04:55:53 UTC
They aren't holding anything back about their "Princess Pushy."
As the royal wedding quickly approaches, many members of Meghan Markles
family have come out of the woodwork to share their thoughts about the
future royal. A couple of relatives have revealed that they have not been
invited to the royal wedding and have said that they haven't seen Markle
in years. Others have been open about their turbulent relationship with
the bride-to-be. Here are some of Markle's family members and what they've
said so far:
Tracey and Tyler Dooley
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Tracey and Tyler Dooley are some of the latest family members to openly
talk about Markle. Tracey was previously married to Meghan's half-brother,
Thomas Jr., and Tyler is Meghan's nephew, according to Good Morning
Tracey Dooley and her son Tyler recently were on the British morning show
to extend their congratulations to the royal couple. While Tyler seemed
hopeful that they would possibly receive wedding invitations, Tracey was a
little less so as they haven't seen Meghan in years.
I don't think we are going to get the invitationsand that's fine, she
told Good Morning Britain. We're okay with that. We're still supporting
her on. We're so proud of her.
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Thomas Jr. is Meghan's half-brother and Tracey's ex-husband. The two share
the same father, Thomas Markle Sr. According to The Sun, he is currently
living in Oregon and works as a window fitter.
He has recently been vocal about the royal wedding, especially after
Prince Harry said the royals were the family that shes never had,
according to People. Thomas Jr. then said spoke with the Daily Mail, It
was just a little shocking because Meghan had an amazing, amazing
childhood growing up and she had a lot of family.
Thomas Jr. reportedly tried to ask Markle for help after he made headlines
due to altercation with his fiancée, according to an interview with In
Touch. He blamed the fight on the newfound pressure from the royal
engagement. However, he told In Touch that her lack of help is a slap in
Samantha Grant, who is also known as Samantha Markle, is Meghans half-
sister, whom she shares the same father. Like Thomas Jr., Samantha Markle
is from her father's first marriage.
Grant has been very vocal about the future royal even though she has said
that she hasnt seen Meghan since 2008, when Meghan came to her
graduation, according to an interview with the Daily Mail.
Samantha seems to be both a supporter and critic of Meghan. She has done
various interviews with the press, mentioning times that Meghan couldve
helped her and her family, including their father, she said in an
interview with the Australian TV show A Current Affair. However, she says
that she is very supportive of her sister and is happy about her
engagement, according to Us Weekly.
She is also plans to release a memoir called, The Diary of Princess
Pushy's Sister, although she insists it will not be against Meghan at all.
She also says the books title comes from the medias portrayal of Meghan.
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"The title is a mockery of the media," she told the Daily Mail. "It wasnt
me who called Meg 'pushy.' It was the tabloid newspapers. She is not
pushy. The book isnt going to be negative its a warm, witty, honoring
book unfortunately, the negative sing-song has gone round the world."
Thomas Markle Sr.
Samantha, Thomas Jr., and Meghan all share the same father, Thomas Markle
Sr. Meghan is Thomas only child with his second wife, Doria Ragland,
while Samantha and Thomas Jr., are all from his first marriage. According
to the Daily Mirror, Thomas Sr. is very reclusive and has been living in
When Meghan and Harry announced their engagement, Thomas Sr. and Doria
released a joint statement saying, We are incredibly happy for Meghan and
Harry. Our daughter has always been a kind and loving person. To see her
union with Harry, who shares the same qualities, is a great joy for us as
parents. We wish them a lifetime of happiness and are very excited for
their future together.
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Tracey and Tyler Dooley also revealed in their interview with Good Morning
Britain that her father is expected to walk Meghan down the aisle. I
don't think he's waiting for an invitation because I'm sure they already
have the plans in place. From me talking to him, he's very excited to be a
part of it, Tracey said.
Meghans mother, Doria Ragland, will also be there for the big day.
According to many reports, Meghan is particularly close to her mother as
she stayed with her after her parents got divorced when she was six.
Unlike Thomas Sr., Doria has been seen with Meghan out in the spotlight
and has attended many events including the Invictus Games.
Harry has since gushed about her mother, saying her mums amazing during
their first sit-down interview together after their engagement.
Doria has stayed quiet about Meghan and the future wedding. So far, she
has only released the joint statement with Thomas Sr. released after their
Theres no word on what Doria will be doing during the wedding day but she
will definitely be a part of it. Meghan had previously shared that she
wanted her mom to walk her down the aisle.
Hopefully, Meghan can get everything between her family sorted out soon so
she can enjoy her big day.