Meghan Markle's estranged father Thomas Markle says his daughter and her husband Prince Harryare "cheapening" the royal family and "turning it into a Walmart with a crown," following their shocking announcement to stop down as "senior members" of the monarchy.
The 75-year-old made his comments in a documentary filmed for the U.K.'s Channel 5 after the couple's unilateral reveal more than a week ago. An excerpt was released early on Sunday, a day after Buckingham Palace and Queen Elizabeth II announced that following discussions, a deal had been reached about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's future.
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"It's disappointing because she actually got every girl's dream," Thomas says in the footage. "Every young girl wanted to become a princess and she got that and now she's tossing that away, for, it looks like she's tossing that away for money."
In their unilateral announcement, Meghan and Harry said that in addition to stepping down as "senior royals," they seek to work to become financially independent and raise their son...