Meghan Markle's Family Drama Continues

There has now been an arrest and they blame Meghan
ByFarah AndrewsMonday , 23 July 2018
Meghan Markle's Family Drama Continues
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The fiancee of Meghan Markle's brother has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

Darlene Blount, who is engaged to marry the new royal's half-brother Thomas Markle, Jr., was taken into custody for the second time this year on Friday, according to the Daily Mail.

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Darlene Blount following her arrest (Image: Supplied)

The 37 year old was charged with assault in the fourth degree, after police officers were called to Markle and Blount’s home in Grants Pass, Oregon, following a domestic violence call.

Blount was held in Josephine County Jail overnight before being released on bail on Saturday.

She kicked off 2018 behind bars after cops were called to the home on New Year’s Day, after Markle, was involved in a bar brawl with his fiancee.

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Meghan's brother, Thomas Markle, Jr, was also arrested at the beginning of the year (Image: Supplied)

Markle blamed his half-sister’s engagement to Prince Harry for contributing to the fight, telling the Mail on Sunday, "It hasn’t been easy. Meghan’s relationship with Prince Harry has shone a spotlight on our family. It doesn’t help when you have issues and your sister is engaged to royalty. It adds a whole new level of scrutiny. We’ve been under a lot of stress because of all the attention. At some point you find yourself drinking too much to escape the pressure."

Neither he nor his fiancee attended his sister's wedding in England in May.

News of Blount's latest arrest comes just days after Meghan's father publicly attacked his daughter and her new husband for not keeping in touch with him after the wedding.

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