According to TMZ, he told the website he regretted allowing the pictures to be taken and acknowledged they looked "stupid".
Prime's mum's dad was the castle postman, but "I went into the retail side", Prime says.
Then comes the news that he suffered a heart attack just seven days ago.
Last night USA gossip website TMZ claimed to have spoken "on the record" to Miss Markle's father, who confirmed he had worked with the freelance photographer to set up images of him being measured for his wedding suit and searching online for articles about his daughter. Well, they were all staged. Markle Sr. and the photographer chose the party shop for the photos because they arrived at the suit store after it closed. There are now doubts about whether Thomas Markle plans to attend Saturday's royal wedding between his daughter and Prince Harry.
If you didn't see the two-hour emotional roller coaster on Lifetime last night, Murray Fraser (Harry) and Parisa Fitz-Henley (Meghan) do their damnedest to portray a royal couple caught in a weird situation.
Meghan Markle (C) and her mother Doria Ragland (L) watch the closing ceremonies for the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on September 30, 2017. "It was really so that the world could see him doing the healthy things he enjoys doing".
"People are quick to judge but they have no idea how much scrutiny we live under", Markle Jr. added.
A Kensington Palace spokesman said: "This is a deeply personal moment for Ms Markle in the days before her wedding".
Britain's royal family requested "understanding and respect" be extended to Meghan Markle's father, Thomas Markle, amid the "difficult situation". "I have no idea". Since retired, he has been living in Mexico.
Meghan's half-sister Samantha Markle recently told the Mail on Sunday that she was involved in a decision to stage photos of Thomas Markle at an internet cafe, following the release of surveillance footage.
"Guests include representatives from the Police, Fire and Ambulance, Mountain Rescue, and RNLI, 100 Cadets from Youth United and cadets and emergency services personnel who responded to the Manchester Arena bombing exactly a year earlier", she wrote. When asked if her father had been paid, she said didn't think so but wasn't sure. I feel that the media have unfairly preyed on him.
Meghan Markle's family is taking full advantage of their five minutes of fame (they have five days left). "But they are in a good place now".
"He said he's had some serious complications because of the stress, anxiety and pressure".