"I hate the idea of missing one of the greatest moments in history and walking my daughter down the aisle", he was quoted as telling the online gossip portal ahead of Saturday's ceremony at Windsor Castle.
There are also photos of Thomas Sr visiting McDonalds just days after his supposed heart attack. "Ms. Markle is delighted to have her parents by her side on this important and happy occasion".
It was the subject of fevered speculation among royal watchers on Monday night after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle asked for "understanding" amid claims that Thomas Markle, Meghan's father, won't be attending the royal wedding.
Thomas Markle is now rated at 10/1 to do a U-turn and accompany his daughter to the alter.
Kensington Palace has remained silent since it was established that the photos were faked and according to Grazia, they are quietly taking the stance that the incident is a effect of the ongoing intrusion into his life.
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The biracial American actress, like her fiance Prince Harry, is a child of divorce.
"This is not what she wants".
Ms Grant, who is not in contact with Meghan, wrote on Twitter: "The media was making him look bad so I suggested he do positive photos for his benefit and the benefit of the royal family". The concern for him is real and genuine. But if he did, I am going to assume it was a pittance - they don't pay that much.
Britain's royal family requested "understanding and respect" be extended to Meghan Markle's father, Thomas Markle, amid the "difficult situation".
Almost two weeks ago, Kensington Palace confirmed that the former lighting director in Hollywood ― who now lives a low-key life in Rosarito, Mexico ― would be walking his daughter down the aisle on May 19. Both were expected to meet Queen Elizabeth II and other senior royals in the days before the wedding.
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Mr Markle has admitted to colluding with agency Coleman Rayner for the staged pictures.
A source close to Thomas Markle, cited by the publication, said he was convinced to pose for the shots after being hounded by the paparazzi. While no one is saying what prompted the attack, Thomas Markle has been under considerable stress with all the attention focused on him, including news that he had allowed a paparazzo to stage photos of him getting ready for his Meghan's big day.
He says he was not offered anywhere near $100,000 for the photos as it was claimed in the media.
And now, it's been revealed that Markle's father was paid for staged paparazzi photographs. I feel that the media have unfairly preyed on him.
He also noted that he did not want to bring any further embarrassment to the royal family or his daughter.
Meghan and Thomas Markle's relationship has had "ups and downs over the years", according to People magazine. "But they are in a good place now".
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He said: 'But I don't want to say that I am happy with these kinds of comparisons, because each of them was at top level for 10 or 11 years.
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