None of Meghan Markle's Family Invited to the Royal Wedding, Author Says

Playing New Meghan Markle Book Dishes on Royal Wedding Drama

No members of the Markle family have been invited to the royal wedding, according to a royal biographer.

Andrew Morton has written a book, "MEGHAN: A Hollywood Princess." Click here to read an excerpt from the book.

"As of just 24 hours ago, not one member of the Markle family was invited," he told Inside Edition. "I've spoken to members of the family and asked, 'Is the father going?' and they told me not one member of the Markle family has been invited."

He said he believes Meghan's mother, Gloria, will walk her down the aisle in what he called "an extraordinary double act of mother and daughter."

It comes after Markle's half-sister, Samantha Grant, slammed the actress for not inviting her family to the royal wedding.

Morton says Meghan didn't invite them to her first wedding either. She married film producer Trevor Engelson in 2011.

A mutual friend, Violet von Westenholz, set up Harry and Meghan to meet at a private club in London, according to Morton.

"She didn't know much about him but all excited," he said.

But he believes it was love at first sight because Meghan started traveling with him almost immediately and would change her shooting schedule to be with him.

"Meghan herself is a very considered and thoughtful person," he said. Yet she went traveling with him just 24 hours after meeting him, Morton said.

But he believes if the couple had met years ago, there wouldn't have been a royal wedding.

"Ten years before, she would have said, 'He's not for me,'" Morton said. "He was an angry young man. In the last few years, we've all seen him mature and grow."

See here for an excerpt from Morton's book. Excerpted from "MEGHAN: A Hollywood Princess" by Andrew Morton. Copyright © 2018 by Andrew Morton. Used by arrangement with Grand Central Publishing. All rights reserved.

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