Shortly after Meghan Markle's friends addressed an emotional letter sent by the Duchess of Sussex to Thomas Markle following her May nuptials to Prince Harry, the royal's estranged father revealed the contents of the five-page note to The Mail on Sunday.
"Daddy, it is with a heavy heart that I write this, not understanding why you have chosen to take this path, turning a blind eye to the pain you are causing", Meghan wrote.
Palace aides are understood to be considering whether to take a stand over the very public family disclosures, taking legal advice before the Duchess decides whether she wishes to take formal action. I called and texted ...More news: Fox's Pete Hegseth says he hasn't washed his hands in 10 years
The Duchess owns copyright of the handwritten letter under United Kingdom law which was brought to light after five of her friends spoke about it for the first time in an interview with U.S. magazine People.
"You watched me silently suffer at the hands of your vicious lies".
If you want to shop this Markle-loved brand with a discount, today is your (extremely) lucky day. Her father and siblings have also used the media to gain money and attention even though they aren't close to Markle. "I was so devastated I couldn't show it to anyone and never would have had it not been for the events of last week".
According to the letter attributed to Markle, the royal refutes some other specific claims he's made, writing, "You've told the press that you called me to say you weren't coming to the wedding - that didn't happen because you never called". In the letter - the duchess says, "If you love me. please stop lying. please stop exploiting my relationship with my husband".More news: Acting US Defense Secretary makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan
In the interview, Meghan's friends said that her father never called or texted her - something he denies.
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Now, Markle is "at her wit's end".
Kensington Palace have yet to confirm whether the interview was conducted with Meghan's blessing or knowledge of the Duke and Duchess's staff.More news: Trump signs AI initiative to ensure American leadership
"Samantha has every right to celebrate the birth of her niece or nephew in spring and will talk about her connection to Meghan, as they are family", a source told The Mirror.