After months of ever-changing reports, Meghan Markle, who will marry Britain's Prince Harry, on Saturday, has confirmed that he father, Thomas Markle, will not attend her wedding.
Meghan's father successfully went under the knife on Wednesday to have stents implanted in his blood vessels, and will remain in hospital for "a few more days".
In a statement issued by Kensington Palace, on behalf of the soon-to-be royal, Meghan said that her father will not attend, and hopes that he will be given the space to focus on his health.
A statement from Ms. Meghan Markle: pic.twitter.com/TjBNarmuBU
Meghan also thanked everyone for the continued support, and said she looks forward to her wedding.
Speaking to TMZ, Thomas said: "I'm OK. It will take a long time to heal. Staying in the hospital a few more days. Not allowed to get excited."