Thomas Markle Jr. says Meghan Markle will make the "perfect modern princess", just a few days after he warned Prince Harry that Meghan was "obviously not the right woman" for him
The half brother of the 'Suits' star has spoken up to support the bride-to-be - who will marry the flame-haired royal at St. George's Chapel on Saturday - and has wished them a "happy and healthy future together".
He said: "My dad will be heartbroken that he cannot be with Meg in Windsor to walk her down the aisle. He would have moved heaven and earth to be there. It's the most beautiful, stunning wedding venue and it's going to be an amazing day.
"All the drama of my dad's health scare put everything into perspective about what's important in life. My sister's going to be one of the best things ever to have happened to the royal family. She will be the perfect modern princess. I wish Meg and Harry nothing but a happy and healthy future together."
Only a couple of weeks before, Thomas Jr. had urged Prince Harry not to wed the actress and accused Meghan of "attempting to act the part of a princess like a below C average Hollywood actress". However, he now regrets the comments and said they were a cry for help as the Markle family were struggling with being in the spotlight.
He told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "I didn't mean to upset anyone. I had hoped it might jolt someone into giving us help. I wrote to Kensington Palace months ago asking for their aid. We've all been so overwhelmed by the attention and have found it difficult living under such scrutiny. We needed guidance from the royals but didn't get it.
"Our family was thrown into the limelight and there's been enormous pressure on us all. It's taken its toll on all of us. Much has been said, a lot of which I regret, but now after arriving in the UK and seeing Windsor Castle, I understand much more what this wedding means to people. The fact Dad's not well enough to travel makes me want more than ever to be as supportive as I can to Meg."