Princess Diana's Former Butler Paul Burrell Blasts Palace For Failed Thomas Markle Sr.'s Interview: "Who's Giving Him PR Advice?"

Date June 20, 2018

Just recently, Meghan Markle's father, Thomas, gave first interview following his daughter's wedding, in which he reflected on the event and his behavior leading up to it.

Markle accepted full responsibility for missing Meghan's big day and admitted he's sorry for things he'd done that prevented him from walking her down the aisle.

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In addition, 73-year-old father of the duchess revealed details of his intimate conversation with Prince Harry, including the royal's opinion on President Trump and Brexit.

This interview shocked the public and received backlash, especially from one of the former members of royal staff.

So unprofessional!

Paul Burrell, Princess Diana's former butler, was particularly taken aback by Thomas Markle's honesty on the air. He said during the interview on Good Morning Britain:

Who's giving him PR advice?

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Burrell claimed the royal family has the "biggest PR machine in the world" but failed to train Meghan's father.

It was revealed that Thomas Markle Sr. received 7,500 pounds to spill the beans on his private chats with his son-in-law, which is just a continuation of his improper public behavior. As we know, Markle was accused of posing for fake paparazzi photo in order to boost his image in the media.

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Paul Burrell says there is no royal protocol on how to protect people outside of the royal family from unwarranted press attention, which is why blunders like this one tend to happen.


He then added that Thomas' interview made him nearly "spat my Corn Flakes out", he could barely handle the drama.


Public isn't convinced

Twitter users weren't amused by Paul Burrell's comments and accused him of such blatant attempt to grab attention.

What do you think about the situation?

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