Meghan Markle's dad is now reportedly not coming to the wedding because of heart surgery — the 3rd twist in just one day

Business Insider | 5/16/2018 | Alexandra Ma, INSIDER
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Thomas Markle is now reportedly not going to the royal wedding, after a series of abrupt changes to his plans.

TMZ reported that heart surgery will prevent him traveling.

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His plans, and the wedding more broadly, have been in chaos since a deal Markle senior made with paparazzi for photos of him was made public.

Meghan Markle's father is now no longer due to come to the Royal Wedding, according to reports — the third reversal in just over 24 hours on a question that has thrown the royal family into chaos.

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In a third interview with the celebrity gossip site TMZ, Thomas Markle said he would have to miss his daughter's marriage to Prince Harry because he had unavoidable heart surgery that would stop him traveling.

His latest position followed a paparazzi scandal, in which he embarrassed Meghan and the royals by admitting that he accepted money to stage tabloid photographs in the run-up to the wedding.

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He was originally due to walk her down the aisle in the climax of the ceremony at Windsor Castle in England.

Here are the three reversals, and when they happened. All were reported by TMZ, which appears to be the only outlet Markle senior is speaking to:

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10 a.m. Monday: He said he would not attend the wedding, to avoid embarrassing his daughter and the royals.

8 a.m. Tuesday: He...
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