News about the royal wedding has been buzzing and the word is that Megan Markle’s dad will not be walking her down the aisle. It is every daughter’s dream to have their father or father figure give them away to their husband on their special day. It can be very hard if a father is not able to commit to that tradition but it happens, and it shouldn’t be the end of the world.
Serena Williams who is a friend of Megan Markle opened up on Being Serena about her father not being able to walk her down the aisle because he was too nervous. Serene said that “He was in New Orleans, he had a suit, and I know he was really excited,” she said in a voiceover. “But then he wrote me and said: Serena, I don’t want you to be mad at me, but I just can’t walk you down the aisle. I’m not myself anymore. I’m just too nervous.”
She quickly wrote back: “Daddy, it’s okay, if you don’t want to come to the wedding at all, that’s okay too. I’m not going to be upset with you about it, so I don’t want you to be upset about it.” She went on to say: “Maybe a lot of daughters wouldn’t react the same way, but I know the struggles he’s had these last few years. His health is better now, but I know he still doesn’t feel like himself, doesn’t feel like he’s perfect. And if he doesn’t want to be up there in front of a lot of people, I completely understand. Look, when we first came on the scene, there were a lot of people who didn’t get him. I don’t think a lot of them wanted to get him. I don’t think a lot of him could have anyway. Our family knows what we have. We just want each other to be happy. That’s what matters. I don’t think anything could ever change that.”