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21. August 2018 - 20:00 Uhr / Marion Wierl
Duchess Meghan's father continues to speak out

Thomas Markle compares the royal family to a "cult"

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan 2017

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan announcing their engagement in 2017.

Thomas Markle continues to give one interview after the other. With his confusing statements about the British Royals, he's getting more and more in a fiddle though. This time he even compares the British royal family to Scientology. What is the reason for the Royals being "cult-like" in his eyes?

In the most recent of his countless interviews, in which Meghan Markle's father already revealed a lot about his famous daughter, he describes the British royal family as "cult-like". Thomas Markle (74) explains this to the "Sun" and emphasizes especially the secrecy of the Royals. “They are either like Scientologists or the Stepford family,” he claims.

Meghan Markle Wimbledon 2018

The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex at Wimbledon 2018.

Thomas Markle: No contact with Meghan 

"If they hear anybody say anything they just lock the doors. They need to speak up!" This is how Thomas Markle describes his daughter's new family in the interview. In fact, the last time he had personal contact with Harry and Meghan was shortly after their wedding in May.

The Royal Family on the Balcony at Buckingham Palace

The Royal Family on the Balcony at Buckingham Palace

Thomas Markle also claims that the Royals might have a secret handshake. For Prince Harry's (33) father-in-law, his daughter's family, with whom he has little contact, seems to be full of secrets.

Since Duchess Meghan (37) had not spoken to him for so long, Thomas Markle now fears that he will never see his daughter again.