Meghan Markle's brother arrested for drink driving

Carla Harmon
January 13, 2019

Thomas Jr. was taken into custody for impaired driving, and he was visibly intoxicated.

According to reports, police performed a field sobriety test and they say his impairment was obvious.

Thomas Markle Jr. - who tried to prevent Meghan's marriage to Britain's Prince Harry - was stopped by state police around 1:30 a.m., according to TMZ.

Meghan is not now in contact with her half-brother, father Thomas Markle Sr or half-sister Samantha Markle. The Royal Foundation, which was initially founded by Princes William and Harry and Kate, tackles issues including wildlife and conservation, young people, the armed forces community and mental health.

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The 52-year-old's blood-alcohol content was 0.11%, above the legal limit of 0.08%.

She said that Samantha is an attention-seeking hanger-on for deciding to change her surname to Markle after the Duchess of Sussex got engaged to Prince Harry.

Markle's DUI arrest comes just days after he invited his half-sister and her husband, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, to his upcoming spring wedding. "The fact that she's not doing that, I think, speaks volumes about how she really does feel about her family and how she wants to separate from them", Mollard said.

Of course this doesn't reflect on Meghan. Meghan on Thursday has become patron of the Smart Works charity that supports unemployed women to return to work.

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