Meghan Markle’s father hopes Oprah Winfrey can help defuse the ongoing argument between him and the Duchess of Sussex.
Thomas Markle wants the US TV legend to interview him to find out his side of the story.
Oprah’s show with Meghan and Prince Harry made international headlines earlier this month. reports the mirror.
And now, 76-year-old Markle made his request in a letter allegedly hand-delivered to Oprah’s California home.
Mr Markle claims he has not spoken to Meghan since 2018 and is reportedly desperate to speak to and make up with his daughter.
It comes after he appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain the day after the royals’ explosive chat with Oprah that aired in the UK, where she said she was exposed to racism in the royal family.
He also admitted they quarreled after she became angry with him for speaking to the press ahead of their 2018 wedding.
A source told The Sun. : “Thomas sent Oprah a letter asking her to contact him so he could tell his side of the story.
“This wasn’t a note for Meghan and Harry, it was meant for Oprah. Thomas saw the interview she did with them and says he deserves a chance to have a say. “
During her interview with Oprah, Meghan said she was seriously injured by her father’s involvement in the press – what she described as “treason”.
Thomas jumped on Good Morning Britain in defense of the Royals despite his daughter’s claims.
He said: “I have a lot of respect for the royals and I don’t think the British royal family is racist. I don’t think the British are racist, I think Los Angeles is racist, California is racist, but I don’t think so. that it is the British. “
He added, “Asking what color the baby will be or how dark the baby will be, I guess and hope it’s just a stupid question from someone you know it could just be that simple.”
Following Meghan and Harry’s interview, the royal family issued a statement implying that some of the points raised in the interview have been refuted by the Crown.
She said: “The whole family is sad to learn how challenging the past few years have been for Harry and Meghan.
“The questions raised, particularly race, are worrying. Some memories may vary but are taken very seriously and treated privately by the family.