Princess Charlene of Monaco returned to the princely palace this Monday, November 8, after several months spent in South Africa where she underwent surgeries, said a source close to the Palace.
Charlene arrived at 8:35 am at Nice airport on the main plane bringing her back from Durban.
Operated in South Africa
For several months in South Africa, a country where she grew up and of which she is a national, the wife of Prince Albert of Monaco, 43, underwent surgery on August 13, of which few details had been made public. Prince Albert and their children had come to join her during her convalescence.
In September, the princess was urgently hospitalized after becoming unwell due to complications from the serious ear, nose and throat infection she contracted in May, her foundation said in a statement. . She had then undergone at the beginning of October a operation under general anesthesia related to this infection.
Born in Rhodesia
Former high-level swimmer, Charlene Lynette Wittstock, born in 1978 in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), married Prince Albert II of Monaco in 2011. The ten years of marriage could not be celebrated in July in the Principality due to the absence of Charlene.
Albert is the son of Prince Rainier III and Grace Kelly, an American movie star who died in a car crash in 1982.
Princess Charlene also brought a new dog from Africa, a male Rhodesian Ridgeback.