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US News Thomas Markle accuses Meghan of 'cheapening' the royal family with dispute

14:05  19 january  2020
14:05  19 january  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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Meghan Markle 's father, Thomas Markle , has accused his daughter of " cheapening " the British royal family , in part of an interview released a day after The palace announced on Saturday that the couple would no longer use their “ Royal Highness” titles and would pay their own way in life.

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The Duchess of Sussex’s father has accused her of “cheapening” the royal family with her and Prince Harry’s decision to “step back” from royal duties.

Speaking in an upcoming documentary for Channel 5, Thomas Markle, 75, said Meghan was "throwing away every girl's dream for money”.

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Heartbroken Thomas Markle has revealed his distress at daughter Meghan 's royal exitCredit: James Breeden - The Sun. He also told the Channel 5 doc Thomas Markle : My Story that his daughter was " cheapening " the Royal Family and "throwing away every girl's dream for money."

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In the special programme Thomas Markle: My Story, he also said of the royal couple: "They are turning it [the Royal Family] into a Walmart with a crown on."

"When they got married they took on an obligation, and the obligation is to be part of the Royals and to represent the Royals. And it would be foolish for them not to,”The Sun quoted Mr Markle as saying.

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"This is one of the greatest long-living institutions ever. They are destroying it, they are cheapening it, making it shabby… they shouldn’t be doing this."

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He went on: "With Meghan and Harry separating from the Royals… it’s disappointing because she actually got every girl’s dream.

"Every young girl wants to become a princess and she got that and now she’s tossing that away… it looks like she’s tossing that away for money."

It comes after the Sussexes announced they will stop carrying out royal duties from the spring, no longer use HRH and will repay the taxpayers’ millions spent on their Berkshire home.

Harry and Meghan said in a statement on Saturday, issued on their behalf by Buckingham Palace, that under the agreement they understood they were “required” to step back from royal duties.

The announcement marks the conclusion of talks about their future with senior members of the family and royal aides.

Video: Meghan Markle's father Thomas launches an extraordinary TV attack (Mirror)

The Queen issued an emotional statement, saying she recognised the “challenges” they had faced over the past year, and added: “I want to thank them for all their dedicated work across this country, the Commonwealth and beyond, and am particularly proud of how Meghan has so quickly become one of the family.

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“It is my whole family’s hope that today’s agreement allows them to start building a happy and peaceful new life.”

The couple’s spokeswoman issued a statement on their behalf saying: “As agreed in this new arrangement, they understand that they are required to step back from royal duties, including official military appointments.

“They will no longer receive public funds for royal duties.

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“With the Queen’s blessing, the Sussexes will continue to maintain their private patronages and associations.

“While they can no longer formally represent the Queen, the Sussexes have made clear that everything they do will continue to uphold the values of Her Majesty.”

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