Meghan Markle’s dad Thomas likens Royal Family to Scientologists because of their ‘cult-like’ secrec
Culled from The Sun
Meghan Markle’s dad has likened the Royal Family to Scientologists because of their “cult-like” secrecy, The Sun reported.
Thomas Markle, 74, said the royals must become more modern and open to scrutiny.
Thomas Markle was speaking to The Sun from his home in Mexico
Speaking exclusively to The Sun at his home in Rosarito, Mexico, he said “They are either like Scientologists or the Stepford family.
"If they hear anybody say anything they just lock the doors. They need to speak up!
“They are cult-like — like Scientology — because they are secretive.
"They close the door, pull the shades down and put their fingers in their ears so they don’t have to hear.
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“Maybe they have a secret handshake too! You cannot ask a question of them — as they won’t answer.”
American Thomas has been met with a wall of silence from Kensington Palace, including Meghan, 37, since speaking out publicly about her.
It has always strongly denied claims that it is a cult and that it manipulates members.
Thomas laughed off a claim that he is to launch a clothing range for men — which Samantha had made in a tweet.
He insisted: “It is just a joke.
“The only clothes line I have is the one I hang my shirts on to dry.”
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The Church of Scientology, founded by L Ron Hubbard, has provoked controversy for its practices and secretive methods.