As a result, a number of people questioned whether Meghan and Harry had been in contact with him in light of his ailing health.
This included TV personality Sharon Osbourne, who recalled her own difficult relationship with her father to urge Meghan to reunite with Thomas.
Speaking on the TalkTV chat show The Talk, she said: “Should she go to her father? Yes, she should.
“I didn’t talk to my father for 18 years, he used me in his companies, millions and millions I had to pay because my father got me in the c**p.