With the Royal Wedding just around the corner, it is unclear whether or not Meghan Markle's father Thomas will walk her down the aisle on Saturday as planned.
Radio NZ reports Mr Markle told celebrity news website TMZ, at his home in Mexico, that he had decided not to attend his daughter's wedding to Prince Harry.
Kensington Palace issued a statement saying it was "a deeply personal moment for Meghan Markle".
He is reported to have said that he did not want to cause his daughter embarrassment by attending the wedding.
The Royal Wedding will take place this Saturday.
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