The journalist, who is receiving end of life care for bowel cancer, made the joke in a newspaper interview.
Thomas Markle's relentless engagement with the media has made Meghan's decision to stop all contact understandable.
It is believed Meghan has not spoken to her father Thomas in several years after a rift developed between them soon after she began her relationship with Prince Harry.
Osbourne said it's "very important" to her to have returned to television.
Eamonn Holmes sparked outrage for asking why the royal family hasn't 'thrown Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over the balcony'.
Sharon Osbourne left her role on 'The Talk' after she publicly defended Piers Morgan's comments about Meghan Markle.
Piers Morgan has said that he may storm the set of Good Morning Britain when he makes a return to ITV studios to chat with Lorraine Kelly
The TV presenter reflected on the moment he quit 'Good Morning Britain' a year ago, admitting he loved the job.
The royal households have criticised a new BBC documentary, calling its claims 'overblown' and 'unfounded'.
Thomas Markle wasn't happy that Meghan carried out 'stupid stunts' during her segment with Ellen DeGeneres.
The Duchess of Sussex has apologized for misleading a British court about the extent of her cooperation with the authors of a sympathetic book about her and Prince Harry.