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Thomas Markle Says Prince Harry Told Him Give Donald Trump a Chance

6/18/2018 6:46 AM PDT

Prince Harry wanted his future father-in-law to give Donald Trump a chance ... so claims Meghan Markle's father.

Thomas Markle gave a wide-ranging interview on "Good Morning Britain" and revealed Harry once tried talking him off the ledge over the Prez. Thomas said he had been in a bad mood about something Trump had just done when he got on the horn with Harry.

Thomas said, "I always have a bad attitude about Donald Trump and that's never gonna change. I have to apologize to the rest of the world for my president. All Harry actually said -- because Trump was new -- 'Give him a chance.' I think Harry's probably changed his mind by now. I certainly hope he has."

That's a stunning revelation given members of the Royal family are supposed to remain apolitical ... and especially interesting since Harry's boys with President Obama.

Thomas also said Brexit was loosely discussed ... Thomas says Harry told him he was "open to" the experiment of Britain leaving the European Union.

But lighter topics were also discussed ... Thomas dished on talking to Harry for the first time, and he also shared how Harry asked for his daughter's hand.

The Queen & Meghan Markle First Outing Together ... A Barrel Of Laughs

6/14/2018 7:38 AM PDT
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Meghan Markle is the Duchess of Sussex, but she also took on the role of royal jester during her first official solo outing with Queen Elizabeth.

Meghan accompanied Liz Thursday on several engagements near Liverpool. It's kind of a big deal since it's their first hangout without Harry and the fam in the picture.

They took the Royal Train in and spent the day doing everything from meeting locals in the town center to attending the opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge ... and there's no denying Meghan's winning the Brits over, especially Her Majesty.

No idea what was so funny, but maybe she dropped a line Prince George fed her from the schoolyard:

Why is England the wettest country?
The queen has reigned for years!

Look at QE2 laughing ... that's definitely what she said.

Meghan & Prince Harry Makes Her Royal Balcony Debut!!! One of Us, One of Us ...

6/9/2018 9:29 AM PDT

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is officially jumped into the gang royal fam, now that she's shared the famed Buckingham Palace balcony with all of her in-laws.

Prince Harry and his bride joined his bro, Prince William and KatePrince Charles and Camilla ... along with various other siblings, cousins and little ones Saturday to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 92nd birthday.

QE2 and her crew busted out their best royal waves for the festivities, which included a Royal Air Force flyover, and a carriage parade of the whole family. Meghan's already looking fully at ease ... laughing and smiling with her father-in-law and Kate.

America. Fully in her rear-view mirror. 

Prince George Getting Security Fit For A King Post-ISIS Threat

6/5/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The Royal Family isn't taking any chances in wake of the terrorist call to action targeting Prince George ... TMZ has learned he'll be getting added protection at his school and on outings around London.

Sources tell us Thomas's Battersea, George's school in London, will have beefed-up security. More officers will also follow Prince George on outings with his mom and his grandma, Carole Middleton, who often cares for him.

As for this weekend's Trooping the Colour ceremony at Buckingham Palace ... we're told it's business as usual. George will appear with the rest of the family on the Buckingham Palace balcony, but there'll be a bigger security presence than usual. 

As we previously reported, the Royal Family is refusing to retreat from the public eye after 32-year-old Husnain Rashid encouraged ISIS to attack the boy at his school.

Royal Family We Will Not Retreat In Wake of Threat Against Prince George

6/1/2018 10:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The Royal Family will NOT retreat from public view in the wake of an ISIS call to action against 4-year-old Prince George ... sources directly familiar with the situation tell TMZ.

As we reported 32-year-old Husnain Rashid encouraged ISIS to attack the boy who is third in line for the throne -- attack him at his school.

Our Royal sources tell us, Prince George is scheduled to appear June 9 with his family on the Buckingham Palace balcony for a ceremony in full public view, and the event will absolutely take place.

As for attending school, the Palace is well aware the location of the school is public record and the boy will continue attending.

The family has almost remarkably been seen in public ... check out this pic taken just last Sunday at a public park where Kate Middleton, Prince George and Princess Charlotte attended the Houghton horse trials.

Prince George Targeted by ISIS Terrorist

6/1/2018 5:00 AM PDT
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Prince George was the target of a terrorist, and the man who encouraged ISIS to carry out a plot at the boy's school has just confessed.

32-year-old Husnain Rashid had maintained his innocence since his arrest last November, but in a court hearing he now admits he carried out a number of terroristic acts and engaged in preparation for other attacks.

Rashid posted a pic of Prince George -- 3rd in line to the throne -- next to a silhouette of a jihadi fighter. He posted the address of George's school and wrote, "even the royal family will not be left alone."

He'll be sentenced June 28.

This is not the first time the little Royal's school has been the center of suspicious activity. Right after George started primary school last Sept, a woman was arrested allegedly trying to break into the school.

Thomas Markle I Never Asked My Daughter For Money

5/31/2018 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Meghan Markle's dad, Thomas, has never asked his daughter for money -- despite reports -- because he says he leads a frugal life by choice and doesn't need extra cash.

Thomas is shooting down reports that, in the weeks before his daughter's lavish royal wedding, he reached out to Meghan for money on at least two occasions and Meghan refused to help him out.

Thomas tells us the rumor is "just plain bulls***" despite outlets repeatedly pushing the story. He says he's got a decent retirement fund and doesn't need his daughter's help when it comes to money, but if he did he knows Meghan would help him out.

Thomas says money has never been a topic of conversation between the two. Neither brings it up when they talk.

As for his health ... he says he's been resting a lot since his heart surgery and will be going to his 2-week follow-up appointment next week.   

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Canada Bound for Royal Honeymoon Pretty Lovely Spot, Eh?

5/28/2018 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are heading to a spot with a royal reputation for their honeymoon, and it's not too far from her homeland, just up north of the border ... TMZ has learned.

We're told the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are going to Alberta, Canada's Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for their post-wedding getaway, and will be staying at the 6,000 sq. ft. Outlook Cabin ... aka "The Royal Retreat."

Our sources say the resort ordered some gear and goodies it doesn't normally keep on hand for Meghan and Harry. It's unclear exactly when they'll be arriving, but we're told both British and Canadian security will be involved when they do.

So, why this place? Well, it's considered a Canadian Paradise -- tucked away in the middle of Jasper National Park -- and has a rich history of royal guests ... from both England and Hollywood.

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother stayed there in 1939, and the current Queen and Prince Philip hit it up in June 2005. Celebs like Anthony Hopkins, John Travolta and Bill Gates vacation there ... and it's where the 1954 Marilyn Monroe/Robert Mitchum film "River of No Return" was shot.

Enjoy your stay, you crazy Royal newlyweds!

Thomas Markle My Daughter's Hitched... Now, Leave Me Alone!!!

5/22/2018 3:05 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Thomas Markle says he's still being chased by paparazzi days after his daughter's marriage ... and he can't even go through a drive-thru without getting hounded.

Thomas tells TMZ the pictures of him grabbing a drink Monday were taken right after his friend picked him up from a safe house where he'd been recovering from his emergency heart surgery. Thomas says there were 5 cars filled with paps following them. What's worse, his friend's small kid was in the car.

Thomas says he's being bombarded inside his housing complex, where he needed the help of four security guards Monday to get him safely inside his home.

Thomas says he just wants to be left alone. Thomas tells us, "I never asked for this and my friends never asked for this and photographers, knowing there's a child in the car, have no business chasing it."

And, as for the alleged Frappuccino, Thomas says his drink didn't have coffee and he didn't finish it, adding don't worry about his heart.

Royal Wedding's Bishop Curry A Rockstar in NYC The Love's Going Strong!

5/22/2018 11:19 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Bishop Curry is getting major love in New York City after preaching about it at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding. 

We got the bishop in NYC Tuesday, where he was making the media rounds after his powerful sermon, hypothesizing on a world where "love is the way." He was getting swarmed by fans on the street ... people asking questions, and wanting selfies.

Our photog asks if he thought he'd get this much attention prior to his Royal Wedding appearance -- he says no, but doesn't mind making folks a little happy because of it. That jibes with what he told us Monday ... that his message of love wasn't sappy BS

He's also got some advice for any normies who aren't of Royal descent that might be tying the knot. Yep ... you guessed it.

Prince Harry & Meghan Honeymoon Can Wait ... Dad's 70th Birthday Calls!

5/22/2018 9:37 AM PDT

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, slid right into her new title and looked like she's always been in the Royal Fam as they gathered to celebrate her father-in-law's birthday.

Prince Harry and his bride had a prime spot Tuesday at the Buckingham Palace celebration for Prince Charles' 70th birthday kickoff event. Charles' actual bday isn't until November but, y'know the Royals ... it's going to be a whole 6-month jubilee with multiple parties.

The royal family's clearly welcomed Meghan into the fold. Aside from Charles stepping up to walk her down the aisle after her dad's emergency heart surgery -- Megs was front and center next to Camilla during the Palace event.

As for the honeymoon ... looks like royal duties take precedence.

Meghan Markle's Dad Buys a Frappuccino Just Days After Heart Surgery

5/21/2018 6:43 PM PDT

Meghan Markle's father might've missed his daughter's wedding with Prince Harry, but he wasn't missing his Starbucks while on the mend ... broken hearts be damned. 

The Duchess' dad, Thomas Markle, was in Rosarito, Mexico Monday stopping off at a Starbucks drive-thru -- and seemingly walking away with a Frappuccino in hand, whipped cream and all. Mind you ... Thomas just underwent heart surgery last week. 

Now, we're not doctors or anything ... but for whatever reason, it doesn't seem like a good idea to slurp up one of Bucks' sweetest, calorie-packed beverages on the heels of a heart procedure -- not to mention a very recent heart attack, too. That's just us, though.

Maybe he's just celebrating the fact that Meghan's wedding went off without a hitch, despite the fact he couldn't be there. Consolation caffeine hits the spot, apparently.

Royal Wedding's Bishop Curry Love's Already Changed the World ... My Sermon's On Point!!!

5/21/2018 11:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Bishop Michael Curry's got proof his powerful words at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Royal Wedding were more than just trite sayings ... and, in fact, his "love is the way" sermon is kinda what Kanye West was talking about when he visited our offices. 

We spoke with Bishop Curry -- who delivered a rousing sermon at the Duke and Duchess' nuptials Saturday -- and he tells us he wasn't BSing with his repeated message of ... well, things are generally better "when love is the way." Far from it ... dude truly believes that.

The Bishop cites multiple examples of icons throughout history who led with love, and he says their approach has helped move the world forward. And for those who are cynical ... check out his Dr. Phil moment ... it's meant for folks just like them. 

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