Royal wedding: Meghan Markle’s snubbed relatives speak out about not receiving an invite

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Royal wedding: Meghan Markle’s snubbed relatives speak out about not receiving an invite

Meghan Markle will marry Prince Harry in May, with the Royal wedding highly anticipated. Invites went out last week, but some of Meghan’s family did not receive an invitation, prompting them to speak out on Good Morning Britain.

Meghan Markle, 36, will wed Prince Harry, 33, in May in a lavish Royal Wedding ceremony
The former Suits actress seems not to have invited several members of her family

It has been confirmed her father, Thomas Markle, will be coming to the UK for the big day

Monday 26th March, 9.36am

The duo also spoke about her father, Thomas Markle, revealed he will be giving her away.

Tracey said: “I’ve heard that he’s going to be over there and I’m sure that he will be giving her away, for me talking to him he’s very excited to be a part of it.”

The duo also gave insights in to growing up with Meghan, and Tyler said: “I always looked up to her she was great, full of life and I always fed off that.”

But Tracey revealed she hasn’t seen the star for many years, and said: “It’s probably been about 20 years since I’ve seen her. We are every close with her dad and grandpa.”

Royal Wedding news Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to enjoy a lavish wedding in Windsor Photo (C) GETTY
Royal Wedding news Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to enjoy a lavish wedding in Windsor Photo (C) GETTY

Monday 26 March, 8.31am

Two of Meghan’s relatives have spoken about her upcoming nuptials, and revealed they have not been invited.

Tyler Dooley, her nephew, and Tracey Dooley, her sister-in-law, said an invite has yet to reach them, although they are not sure if one will ever be forthcoming.

Tracy said: “We’ve not got anything yet, at this point who knows. This all goes back to Meghan, ultimately it’s her day it’s her happiness and we’ve been here form the very beginning her whole life always rooting her on.”

Tyler expanded: “I don’t think that we are going to get the invitation but that’s fine. I last talked to her about three years ago.”

Royal Wedding news: Latest updates on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s invites, guest list, ceremony and reception

Royal Wedding news Meghan's sister-in-law and nephew spoke on Good Morning Britain Photo (C) ITV
Royal Wedding news Meghan’s sister-in-law and nephew spoke on Good Morning Britain Photo (C) ITV

Monday 26 March, 7.38am

Why was Meghan’s real name left off the official wedding invitation?

British etiquette expert Grant Harrold told Good Housekeeping: “Buckingham Palace does things by the book, so they will list your full name.

“Even though it’s an official occasion, they’ve obviously decided that she’s known to as everybody as Meghan Markle and issued the invitations under that name.”

Members of the public may not realise that Meghan is not her real name and that it is actually Rachel, the name she shared with her TV show Suits character.

Royal Wedding news Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to enjoy a lavish wedding in Windsor Photo (C) GETTY
Royal Wedding news Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to enjoy a lavish wedding in Windsor Photo (C) GETTY

Monday 26 March, 6.44am

Does Meghan have a new name after being baptised? If so, what is it?

Royal expert Kelly Lynch and managing editor of Dailybreak revealed all to Express.co.uk.

She said: “Since people know her now as ‘Meghan’, I would be shocked if she chose to go by her given name (Rachel).”

Meghan will be following in a precedent actually set by Prince Harry, who does not use his Christian name either.