Well, this probably isn't the news the royal family wanted to hear…
Meghan Markle's half-brother, Thomas Markle, Jr., was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly held a gun to his girlfriend Darlene Blount's head during a heated argument.
(Note: this is the same half-brother who gave the extensive interview about Meghan's father having met Prince Harry.)
According to court documents, Blount called the cops after locking herself in the bathroom during the altercation:
"Markle and Blount got into an argument. In his drunken state Markle grabbed a gun and pressed it to Blount's head in an attempt to get her to leave."
The 50-year-old was charged with menacing, pointing a firearm, and unlawful use of a weapon.
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In the aftermath of the arrest, Markle's 24-year-old son Tyler gave a statement to The Sun on his father's behalf, saying: