Meghan Markle could end up being given away by her future brother-in-law Prince William, a new report claims. The former actress has apparently asked for her mum Doria Radlan to walk her down the aisle when she marries Prince Harry on May 19. However, the royals are said to be unsure about having a woman take on the traditionally male role.
And with Meghan reportedly not wanting to heap the task on her ‘reclusive’ father, Thomas Markle, Prince William is now being ‘touted’ as a viable option. “The royals understand why Meghan might prefer to have her mother, but it’s not exactly traditional to have a woman walk a bride down the aisle,” a source said. “Some of the royals aren’t happy about the idea, so they suggested that William do it. He’s the natural choice.
“It would be a little unorthodox, but this is Prince Harry and he’s certainly not shy about shaking things up.” Family members reportedly describe the bankrupt former director’s relationship with Meghan as ‘difficult’, and according to the report, there are fears that the 73-year-old wouldn’t be able to ‘handle’ being thrust into the spotlight. What’s more, he’s not on the best of terms with Prince Harry after the royal claimed Meghan has finally found ‘the family she never had’