"I'll just simply say I’m disappointed," the retired lighting director told US Weekly in a statement on Wednesday.
Thomas has been on the outs with his daughter for almost two years, after several negative and very public interviews in which he bashed the royal family and Harry. However, he later told outlets that he didn't want to say anything negative about his daughter and her husband. Thomas also told The Mail on Sunday in October 2018 that he didn't want people to "feel bad" for him when Meghan didn't tell him she was pregnant. He has yet to meet his grandson, Archie.
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Meghan Markle Remains Upset With Father Thomas for Giving Interviews to the Press (Exclusive)
Meanwhile, Meghan and Harry made a historic move by becoming the first members to take a "step back" from the royal family. The Sussexes added that they will "work to become financially independent while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen." The couple, along with their 8-month-old son, Archie, will be splitting their time between the United Kingdom and North America while continuing to honor their duties to Queen Elizabeth II and their royal patronages.
"Discussions with The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage," the statement issued by Deputy Communications Secretary to The Queen, Hannah Howard, reads. "We understand their desire to take a different approach, but these are complicated issues that will take time to work through."
For more on Meghan and Harry's decision, watch below.