In the aftermath of the scandal, Thomas Markle told TMZ that will no longer attend the wedding, hoping to avoid any embarrassment to Markle and the royal family.
A stark contrast to the celebrations that kicked off in 2011 for our last Royal Wedding.
"Of course I'd walk her down the aisle", he told the outlet.
As well as his niece and nephew, Prince Harry has also picked three godchildren - three-year-old Florence van Cutsem, two year-old Zalie Warren and Jasper Dyer, six - to have starring roles on his big day.
William will be Harry's best man. Markle has chosen not to have a maid of honor for the ceremony in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
The announcement was met with an outpouring of support for both Ms Markle and her father on social media. They were due to travel to the chapel together on Saturday.
In addition to a carriage procession, Prince Harry and Miss Markle have invited 2,640 people into the grounds of Windsor Castle to watch the arrivals of wedding guests and to watch the procession as it leaves.
Markle, who resides in Mexico, said that the surgery would put in a stent, fix damage and clear blockage in his heart.
According to Express, the locals are extremely unhappy about the cutlery attack, so much so that the police reportedly have one officer dedicated to adding up the cost of the items and areas vandalized so they can charge the artist in question upon their arrest.
We'll see what happens over the next few days.
He said he did not want to embarrass his daughter after pictures were published earlier this month in a number of newspapers and news websites showing him in a series of royal wedding related activities, apparently unaware he was being snapped.
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