Prince Harry urged Meghan Markle‘s dad, Thomas Markle, to stop speaking to the press just days before the couple’s wedding, according to legal documents obtained by TMZ on Monday, April 20.

In a series of text messages sent on May 14, 2018, the 35-year-old said, “Tom, it’s Harry and I’m going to call you right now. Please pick up, thank you.”

In a separate post, he wrote, “Tom, Harry again! Really need to speak to u. U do not need to apologize, we understand the circumstances but ‘going public’ will only make the situation worse,” he said, before adding, “If u love Meg and want to make it right, please call me as there are two other options which don’t involve u having to speak to the media.” To conclude, Archie‘s dad explained, “Meg and I are not angry, we just need to speak to u. Thanks.”

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The former Suits star, 38, also messaged her dad, seemingly hoping he would answer but without much luck. “I’ve been reaching out to you all weekend but you’re not taking any of our calls or replying to any texts … ” she allegedly wrote, according to TMZ. “Very concerned about your health and safety and have taken every measure to protect you but not sure what more we can do if you don’t respond … Do you need help? Can we send the security team down again? I’m very sorry to hear you’re in the hospital but need you to please get in touch with us … What hospital are you at?”

Thomas was supposed to walk his daughter down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle but backed out five days prior, claiming he had a heart attack. “Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding,” she said on May 17, 2018. “I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health. I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support.”

Despite the sweet message, the two haven’t reconciled. When Meghan and Harry shared photos from their son Archie’s christening in July, there was one family member noticeably missing from the picture.

“I have been asked if I would have liked to have gone to Britain to see my new grandson being christened,” the retired Hollywood lighting director told The Mail on Sunday at the time. “I was an altar boy at age 12, a confirmed member of the Queen’s church at age 14 and Archie is my new grandson, so of course I would have enjoyed being there for the blessing, wishing Archie and his parents health and happiness.”

The former senior royals, who stepped back from their duties in March, are now living in Los Angeles, so perhaps a reunion will happen sooner than later. Time will tell.

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