Chrissy Teigen Slams Meghan Markle's Dad: "This Is Embarrassing"

Chrissy Teigen took to Twitter to slam Meghan Markle's dad after his latest round of cringe-worthy interviews. The model called the 74-year-old's behavior "embarrassing."

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If you cringe every time you see a new headline about Meghan Markle's dad, Thomas Markle, you're not alone. Chrissy Teigen took to Twitter to air her feelings about Thomas, who has given numerous tabloid interviews since his daughter joined the royal family.

“This guy...this guy sucks,” Chrissy wrote in a tweet that also featured screenshots of some of the cringiest of Thomas' recent headlines. “What is wrong with him? Let your daughter be happy, please. This is embarrassing."

The headlines highlighted in the tweet include one in which Thomas slams Meghan for cutting off contact with him since her wedding and quotes the 74-year-old as saying, "Perhaps it would be easier if I were dead."

In another headline screencapped by Chrissy, Thomas claims that Prince Harry's late and widely-beloved mother, Princess Diana, "would have loathed the way I've been treated." In the same headline, Thomas reportedly claims not to care if Prince Harry ever speaks to him again—not that Harry could be blamed for staying silent with his in-law, if this gossip rag parade continues.

This all comes after reports that Thomas Markle faked the heart surgery he claimed prevented him from attending Meghan's wedding in May and other reports that he staged paparazzi photos that appeared to show him preparing to visit her in the UK. And, of course, Markle has infamously given a string of paid, tell-all interviews since Meghan became a Duchess

Chrissy is right: Everything about this just sucks.

Kayleigh Roberts
Weekend Editor

Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.