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If you’ve been following her career as a representative of the royal family, then by now, you’ve likely heard a great deal about Meghan Markle’s awful family.

Many of the reports about Meghan’s life are greatly exaggerated — particularly those that originate in the British tabloid press — but when it comes to how atrocious her father and siblings are, it’s almost impossible to overstate the case.

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It’s obvious that both Meghan’s half-sister, Samantha Markle, and her half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr. both harbor profound feelings of envy and contempt toward the Duchess of Sussex.

But it seems they’re in disagreement about how best to make those feelings known to the world.

Samantha has made it clear that she plans to cash in on Meghan’s fame by continually making disparaging comments to the press.

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She’s been deservedly cast as the villain in this high-profile family drama, and it seems to be a role that she relishes.

Thomas Jr., on the other hand, is taking a different approach.

TMJ won’t keep his mouth shut either, but rather than openly hating on Meghan, he’s pretending to be deeply wounded by her decision to distance herself from the toxic side of her family.

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Interestingly, Thomas doesn’t blame the royals for that distance, and he instead concedes that it all started when Meghan moved from Toronto to LA to become a "little Hollywood starlet".

Markle made that comment in a newly published interview with the UK’s New! magazine.

And because Tom is also trying to make a career out of riding Meghan’s coattails, his remarks didn’t end there.

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"A lot of the distance happened between Meghan when she went to Toronto and her first big break in TV which was Suits and it turned out to be a big hit in the USA," he told the tabloid.

"He’s hurt and very confused about what happened to his relationship with his daughter and I think he’s a little more frustrated now because he’s got a grandchild coming up with his favorite person that he worshiped. 

From there, Thomas continued Samantha’s habit of playing the world’s smallest violin for Meghan’s idiot father, Thomas Sr. 

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"They had such a tight bond together and now he’s worried about if he’s ever going to get to see his grandchild," he said.

"It’s a new addition to the family and now would be a perfect opportunity for the family to get back together."

But despite the fact that Thomas Jr. and Samantha appear to be mounting a coordinated two-pronged offensive against Meg, it seems the siblings are actually at odds with one another.

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Yes, as you can see Scammy Sammy is no great fan of TMJ.

Her comment may refer to Thomas’ DUI arrest back in January — or she could just be calling him out for being an unrepentant drunk.

But in all likelihood, what Samantha is really pissed about is the fact that Thomas occasionally shows some compassion toward Meghan.

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"I think she turned into a little Hollywood starlet and she was focused on her career so much. I get it," he told New!

"I get being in that world because once you’re down that path you’ll do anything it takes to be successful so that had a lot to do with being distant from her whole family.

"The way I look at it if Meg wants to talk to me I’m sure she can get a hold of me," he concluded.

It’s not much, but it’s far more humanity than Samantha is capable of.