estranged father Thomas Markle was reportedly hospitalized Monday night after believing hed suffered a stroke. The retired television lighting director 77 was photographed being loaded into an ambulance in Tijuana Mexico with an oxygen mask strapped across his face TMZ reported. According to the outlet Thomas was rushed across the border to a hospital in Chula Vista Calif. around 930 p.m. local time. He reportedly could not speak to paramedics and had to write down his symptoms on a piece of paper.
My father is recovering in [the] hospital Thomas 57yearold daughter Samantha Markle later told the Daily Mail in a statement. We ask for privacy for the family for his health and wellbeing. He just needs peace and rest she continued. Its a travesty how much hes been tortured and how much hes had to go through thanks to my sisters disregard the past few years. That is unforgivable. Thomas previously made headlines for not attending Meghans royal wedding to Prince Harry in 2018 due to issues with his heart.
Meanwhile Samantha has long blamed the Duchess of Sussex for their fathers waning health once taking issue with Meghan honoring Nelson Mandela while at odds with their dad. How about you pay tribute to your own father?! Samantha tweeted in 2018. Enough is enough. Act like a humanitarian act like a woman. If our father dies its on you Meg! According to multiple outlets Thomas latest health scare means he will not be attending Queen Elizabeth IIs Platinum Jubilee in London next week as he had reportedly planned.