Tea With The In-Laws! Meghan Markle’s Mom Finally Meets Prince Charles
Meghan Markle’s mom has finally met her daughter’s future in-laws! On Wednesday afternoon, Doria Ragland visited Clarence House in London, where Prince Harry’s father Prince Charles lives with his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
During the meeting, the trio, joined by Meghan and Harry, enjoyed afternoon tea, an insider told People magazine. The meeting occurred shortly after Doria, who lives in Los Angeles, arrived in London.
Meghan’s father Thomas Markle was initially scheduled to meet Prince Charles and Camilla as well, but after much back and forth, the former Hollywood lighting director was officially taken off the wedding guest list on Thursday morning.
Meghan released a statement confirming the news, which came after Thomas revealed he had to undergo heart surgery Wednesday morning.
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"Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding. I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health," the statement read. "I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support. Please know how much Harry and I look forward to sharing our special day with you on Saturday."
Without Meghan’s father in attendance, no one is scheduled to walk Meghan down the aisle. Her mother, however, will ride with her from Cliveden House Hotel on the morning of the wedding to St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, where the ceremony is being held.
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