May 18, 2018
Meghan Markle will be walked down the aisle by Prince Charles at tomorrow's Royal Wedding, Kensington Palace has revealed this morning, after her father Thomas Markle Senior was forced to pull out due to ill health.

Meghan Markle asked the Prince of Wales to escort her down the aisle and Prince Harry's father accepted, Kensington Palace has confirmed.
The Palace said Prince Charles was "pleased" to take on the responsibility of walking Meghan down the aisle at St George's Chapel and "welcome" her to the family.
The Prince Charles announcement comes after Meghan's father Thomas Markle Senior was forced to pull out of the Royal Wedding due to ill health.
In a statement Kensington Palace said: “Ms Meghan Markle has asked His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to accompany her down the aisle of the Quire of St George’s Chapel on her Wedding Day.
“The Prince of Wales is pleased to be able to welcome Ms Markle to The Royal Family in this way.”
Prince Charles will meet Meghan halfway down the aisle and accompony her to Prince Harry - although he will technically not 'give her away'.
Prince Charles saves the day: Meghan Markle to walk down aisle with new father-in-law
Earlier this week Meghan confirmed her father, who had been expected to walk her down the aisle, will not be at her wedding.
Meghan's father Thomas confirmed he suffered a heart attack after being caught working with the paparazzi to improve his image.
Meghan's mother Doria Ragland had been tipped to perform the role in place of her ex-partner while Prince William was also rumoued to be a candidate.
But unlike Ms Ragland, Prince Charles is vastly experienced at appearing at large-scale public events amid intense scrutiny.
He also performed the duty for Alexandra Knatchbull, the daughter of his close friend, Lord Brabourne, in 2016.
It is understood that Harry was involved in discussions with his fiancee about who should take on the important role on the big day.
Meghan said this week she hoped her father could be given space to focus on his health – and added a pointed message that ‘she cared’ for her father Thomas.
The move was welcomed by many royal supporters, including presenter Piers Morgan.
He tweeted: “Blimey! Prince Charles will walk Meghan down the aisle. Good for him coming to the rescue.”
Yesterday Ms Markle and Prince Harry held a rehearsal at St George's Chapel, and a military rehearsal of the procession took place in Windsor.
Prince Charles saves the day: Meghan Markle to walk down aisle with new father-in-law
Yesterday afternoon Harry and Meghan were driven along the procession route with a police escort.
The duke and duchess were also spotted in Windsor for the dress rehearsal.
And today Megan's mother Doria Ragland will meet the Queen at Windsor Castle accompanied by her daughter and soon-to-be son-in-law.
Ms Ragland has been staying with Meghan and her future son-in-law in Kensington Palace since arriving in London.
After spending the afternoon with the Queen, Ms Ragland will go with Meghan to Clivedon House in Berkshire this evening as the soon-to-be newlyweds spend their final night apart before their nuptials.
Prince Charles saves the day: Meghan Markle to walk down aisle with new father-in-law
Since arriving in the UK, Meghan’s mum has met other members of the Royal family including the Duke and Duchess and Cambridge as well as Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
She is also said to have charmed father-of-the groom Prince Charles and Camilla in London yesterday, before she set off for Windsor for rehearsals.
And the good news continued for the Royal family this morning with Prince Philip confirmed healthy enough to attend the big day.
Buckingham Palace confirmed the Duke of Edinburgh will attend the wedding just weeks after he underwent hip surgery in hospital.
The duke was spotted at the Royal Windsor Horse Show last week - the first public sighting of the Queen's consort since he left hospital.
Princess Anne left Kensington Palace this morning for Windsor to join Harry and Meghan just 12 hours after the Queen left Buckingham Palace.
Prince Charles is not the first time he has given a bride away - he also walked Princess Diana's goddaughter down the aisle in 2016.
Charles gave away family friend Alexandra Knatchbull at her wedding to Thomas Hooper. Her own father looked on - it was believed that some tensions had arisen between father and daughter at the time.
Prince Charles saves the day: Meghan Markle to walk down aisle with new father-in-law
Prince Charles saves the day: Meghan Markle to walk down aisle with new father-in-law
Royal fans camped outside Windsor Castle ahead of tomorrow’s wedding said they felt her soon-to-be father-in-law stepping in was a "nice gesture".
Decked out in the national colours, of both Britain and the United States, royal fans have been in full voice, bursting into song with renditions of I'm Getting Married In The Morning, beneath blue skies and pleasant sunshine.
Leslie Haynes, from Washington, said: "I was surprised actually. I knew that Prince Charles was in the running.
"I just assumed it would be her mother. But it was Meghan's approval and choice and so we support that, and, as we say, the next King of England is going to walk her down the aisle!"
The 58-year-old, who is camping overnight at a spot opposite the castle, said she was "somewhat" disappointed that Ms Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, would not accompany the bride to the altar.
She said: "But I have to say that it's her choice so we're happy for her. She is going to be the happiest woman in the world tomorrow so how could we be disappointed about that?"
Margaret Phipps, 25, from Texas, said: "She has such a close relationship with her mum, so I think it is surprising to some people.
"But I think it's a nice gesture. He (Charles) doesn't have a daughter that he'd ever be able to walk down the aisle.
"And it just sort of shows her transition into the royal family.
"She's really becoming a part of that family with him kind of acting as the father figure in situations, so I personally think it's nice."
Related Stories
Latest News
Top news around the world
Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
Cynthia Bailey felt ‘disrespected’ by cast member on ‘Ultimate Girls Trip’ | Page Six
October 21, 2021
37UbMHDvU1E
Paris Jackson goes topless for full moon ritual with friends | Page Six
October 21, 2021
LPKA5No8gk0
Lisa Rinna on Amelia Gray Hamlin’s breakup with Scott Disick | Page Six Celebrity News
October 21, 2021
UiYDHoEgb68
'13 Reasons Why' Star Ross Butler Rejects Kate Beckinsale's High IQ Theory | TMZ
October 22, 2021
Qcz2bkw4QAc
'AGT: Extreme' Contestant Jonathan Goodwin Breaks Silence On Horrific Accident | TMZ TV
October 21, 2021
GRrPVr1jJe4
Kanye West Wears Creepy White Face Mask in NYC | TMZ TV
October 21, 2021
fbFS19qHjRY
Kristen Stewart Opens Up on 'Eternals' LGBTQ Inclusion, Ruby Rose Battles with WarnerBros | The Take
October 22, 2021
7d3MFpaP2L8
AT&T Stock Falls Following Q3 Earnings Results
October 21, 2021
LZNkmpoVefA
The 2021 Gotham Awards - Nominations Announcement - Live Stream
October 21, 2021
A3dtwDaWsDI
Inside Kim Kardashian's "Lit" Birthday Party Thrown by Her Kids | E! News
October 22, 2021
bOscNeiII2g
Alec Baldwin Breaks Silence After Deadly On-Set Shooting | E! News
October 22, 2021
HHThGuZCX5U
Kylie Jenner Shows Off Baby Bump in Sizzling Silhouette Pic | E! News
October 22, 2021
-xQO2siBB3Q
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians

Sports

Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Latest Events
19
Nov
ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group H
Sydney FC - Shanghai SIPG
17
Nov
UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE A: Group Stage
Spain - Germany
14
Nov
UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE A: Group Stage
Germany - Ukraine
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester City - Liverpool
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Arsenal - Aston Villa
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Valencia - Real Madrid
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
AC Milan - Verona
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
West Bromwich Albion - Tottenham Hotspur
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Bologna - Napoli
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Genoa - Roma
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Atalanta - Inter Milan
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Lazio - Juventus
08
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Bayer Leverkusen - Borussia Monchengladbach
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Leicester City - Wolves
08
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Wolfsburg - Hoffenheim
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Valladolid - Athletic Bilbao
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Levante - Alaves
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Sociedad - Granada CF
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Torino - Crotone
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Getafe - Villarreal
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund - Bayern Munich
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Everton - Manchester United
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Chelsea - Sheffield United
07
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Atletico Madrid - Cadiz
07
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Barcelona - Real Betis
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Augsburg - Hertha Berlin
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Stuttgart - Eintracht Frankfurt
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
RB Leipzig - SC Freiburg
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Rotherham - Preston NE
07
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Parma - Fiorentina
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Watford - Coventry
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Norwich City - Swansea City
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Blackburn - QPR
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Derby County - Barnsley
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Huddersfield - Luton
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Nottingham Forest - Wycombe Wanderers
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
West Ham United - Fulham
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Sheffield Wednesday - Millwall
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Brentford - Middlesbrough
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Birmingham - Bournemouth
07
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Sevilla - Osasuna
07
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Benevento - Spezia
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Crystal Palace - Leeds
04
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group G
Ferencvaros - Juventus
04
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group G
Barcelona - Dynamo K.
03
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group A
Salzburg - Bayern Munich
03
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group D
Atalanta - Liverpool
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
zWJ3MxW_HWA L1eLanNeZKg i1XRgbyUtOo -g9Qziqbif8 0vmRhiLHE2U JFCZUoa6MYE UfN5PCF5EUo 2PV55f3-UAg W3y9zuI_F64 -7qCxIccihU pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.