All the biggest bombshells from Meghan Markle’s estranged family’s latest interview

Meghan Markle's estranged family including father, Tom Markle, and half siblings Samantha and Thomas Jr have sat down for an explosive new interview with Australian TV programme 7NEWS Spotlight, where they again discussed the fractious relationship with the Duchess of Sussex.

The documentary-style programme aired overnight as the Markles shared "never before seen footage" of Meghan, 41, during her childhood, which showed the close bond that she had with her father, whom she no longer speaks.

There were plenty of bombshells to come out of the interview, as Samantha slammed Meghan and Harry's relationship and labelled it "toxic", as well as claiming that Meghan would "still be a waitress" if it wasn't for her father.

Here are the biggest bombshells to come out of it…

"Toxic relationship"

Samantha took aim at Harry and Meghan's relationship, as she said: "They are really unhealthy for each other. It’s a toxic relationship."

Her words came as a clip of Meghan and Harry holding hands flashed up on the screen.

"Thrown out"

Thomas Markle Sr used the interview to declare that he still had hopes of a reunion with his daughter, to whom he was once so close.

"I wish that we could sit down and talk. I wish we could work out our differences," he said.

"She loved me. I’m her hero. And suddenly I was thrown out."

He made a "deathbed plea" to the "daughter he lost" as he said "how can I fix this?"

"Still a waitress"

Samantha slammed Meghan and her current status as she said: "She [Meghan] would still be a waitress if it wasn't for dad."

The Duchess' half-sister has often spoken out to criticise her, and in turn, Meghan has explained that she and Samantha had never been close.

In her and Harry's Netflix documentary, Meghan claimed that she hadn't seen Samantha since her twenties.

"We're not going away"

Meghan's half-brother Thomas Jr made a thinly-veiled threat as he declared that he, Samantha and Thomas aren't going anywhere.

"We're not going to go away," before adding: "This is going to change everything."

Thomas was not invited to Meghan and Harry's wedding in 2018, and he previously told the Mirror of his "hurt" at the lack of an invited.

He said: "I'm not bitter, just baffled. It's hurtful given how close we once were.

"I'm confused and a little distraught because here is a person knowing the position she's in and knowing the scrutiny she's under and yet she has forgotten her flesh and blood."

"Harry should put us back together"

In light of Meghan cutting her family out of her life, Thomas Snr urged the Duke of Sussex to "take the lead" and try get Meghan to reconcile with them.

"I think Harry should take the lead here and try to put us back together some way."

He added: "I think he could help."

"Cruel and insulting letter"

Addressing the letter Meghan penned to her estranged father after her wedding to Harry, Thomas hailed it as "cruel" despite both the Duke and Duchess of Sussex insisting that it was good natured.

"It was a horrible letter," Thomas said. "Very insulting and cruel."

Going on to discuss the parts of the letter he didn't leak to the media, Thomas continued: "The other parts of the letter were so hateful and so cruel, that I wouldn't put it out. And that's more protecting her than myself."

OK! have reached out to Meghan Markle's reps for comment.

Watch the 7NEWS interview here.


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