British Royal Family

Duchess Camilla speaks out about Meghan's Markle's father Thomas Markle

We never expected a royal to address the elephant in the room...

By Chloe Lal

The moment Meghan Markle was set to join the British Royal Family, it was clear that she'd be a ground-breaking addition.

We're already seeing how she's a going down a completely different route with her royal responsibilities compared to her sister-in-law Kate, to the fact that she makes no apologies that her main blood relative in her life is mum Doria Ragland.

And Prince Harry's family have completely taken her under their wing.

Taking a note out of the actress' book, Duchess Camilla decided to also make an unprecedented move.

This week, Prince Charles wife publicly commented on her daughter-in-law's dad Thomas Markle Sr.

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Meghan made her debut as a royal at a Buckingham Palace garden party in honour of Charles' upcoming birthday.
Meghan made her debut as a royal at a Buckingham Palace garden party in honour of Charles' upcoming birthday.

The Duchess of Cornwall addressed the drama surrounding Meghan's father dropping out of the big day, remarking their side of the family hadn't been sure "what would happen next."

The 70-year-old visited London's 5 News, talking to reporters about the magical royal wedding.

Describing the day as "uplifting", she shared, "It was such a lovely day. Just everything went right."

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"It was a beautiful day!"
"It was a beautiful day!"

Before making reference to all the troubles from the lead up, she mused: "We all wondered whatever would happen next and then everything went right."

Of course, Camilla was noting the fact that Meghan's dad Thomas Markle had to pull out of the wedding after the embarrassing paparazzi scandal and ill health.

The day certainly was magical, with Prince Charles stepping up and walking Meghan down a portion of the aisle.

In the end Prince Charles stepped in to walk the bride down the aisle.
In the end Prince Charles stepped in to walk the bride down the aisle.

Still on a royal wedding high, the Duchess remarked, "It's nice to have something that is uplifting rather than depressing. Everything was just perfect, including the weather, which couldn't have been better."

"It was a beautiful day."

Before laughing, "The only thing is that we are all losing our voices now!"

It's been a big few day for the British Royals - yesterday Meghan and Prince Harry made their debut as a married couple at a Buckingham Palace garden party in honour of Charles' upcoming birthday.

And it was evident that they all had a blast.