In a joint statement, Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene announced that the latter, who “needs rest”, will not be able to participate in Monaco’s National Day.
Charlene of Monaco a “need for rest”. In a press release released on Tuesday, Prince Albert’s cabinet announces that the princess, for whom “a period of calm and rest” is “necessary”, will not be able to participate in the Monegasque National Day festivities on November 19. Charlene is currently “in convalescence”, it is specified, to “recover from a general state of deep fatigue” in a place kept “confidential”.
“Her medical career having been very tested in recent months, the Charlene will unfortunately not be able to participate in this year in the festivities of the National Day alongside her family”, we can read. “As soon as her health allows her, it will be with joy that the princess will once again share moments of conviviality with the Monegasques”.
“During this transitional period, the princely couple asks that we respect their privacy and their family environment,” the statement continued, adding that “information on the recovery of the princesses will be communicated in the coming weeks and before Christmas celebrations”.
Recently back in Monaco
Traveling in South Africa for months, Charlene of Monaco joined the Rock at the beginning of the month. Prince Albert’s wife had been in her home country since last spring. According to the official version, defended by the Principality for months, it was his health problems that forced him to stay there. A serious infection of the ears, nose and throat, as well as several operations, have been reported by the royal family.
In September, the princess was rushed to hospital after becoming unwell due to complications from the severe ear, nose and throat infection she contracted in May, her foundation said in a report. communicated. She then underwent an operation under general anesthesia in early October related to this infection.
Although Prince Albert and their children visited him in June and August, this prolonged absence gave rise to rumors of separation between the 63-year-old prince and his 43-year-old wife. Especially since their ten years of marriage, last July, could not be recorded. Former high-level swimmer, Charlene Lynette Wittstock, born in 1978 in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), married Prince Albert II of Monaco in 2011.