It may be quite a while before Thomas Markle gets to see his grandson — if ever? — but that’s not stopping Meghan Markle‘s estranged father from expressing pride about today’s royal birth.
The 74-year-old grandpa issued a statement from his Mexico home on Monday after the news first broke, congratulating Meghan and Prince Harry on the safe arrival of their first-born son and wishing the child well so as to “serve with grace, dignity, and honor.”
Though Thomas was about 5,500 miles away from Windsor’s Frogmore Cottage — where Meghan, Harry, and the new baby boy will make their home henceforth — the new grandfather was
And though he may have fallen out of favor with the royal family (and, potentially, his daughter) a long time ago, we’re at least relieved that he managed to take the high road with this statement about the newborn child… right?
It may not be much, but hey — the road to redemption has got to start somewhere!!
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