Princess Charlene treated “in a specialized establishment” outside Monaco
AFP, published on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 10:56 a.m.
Princess Charlene of Monaco, back on the Rock at the beginning of November after long months in South Africa, is being treated “for great fatigue” in “a specialized establishment” outside the Principality, we learned Tuesday from a close source From the palace.
“Princess Charlene has been absent from Monaco for a while. She was admitted to a specialized establishment following great fatigue linked to her weakness,” a source close to the Palace told AFP, confirming the information given. by Prince Albert to the American magazine People, taken up by the daily Monaco Matin on Friday, the Monegasque National Day.
“She knew that the best choice to make was to go to rest and to follow a real medically supervised treatment. And not in Monaco, for reasons of confidentiality”, explained Prince Albert.
In a press release on November 16, the Palace had already indicated that the princely couple had “agreed that a period of calm and rest was necessary for the good recovery of the health of Princess Charlene” so that the latter would recover “from a general state of deep fatigue “after a” very trying medical course (…) in recent months “.
Back on November 8 from South Africa, the country where she grew up and of which she is a national, the 43-year-old wife of Prince Albert of Monaco had undergone a surgical operation there under general anesthesia in early October. , the latest in a series of interventions decided following an ENT (otolaryngological) infection.
Absent on November 16 at a parcel delivery ceremony of the Monegasque Red Cross in which she was scheduled to participate, the princess had also remained invisible during the Monegasque national holiday on Friday.
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 this marriage could not be celebrated in July in the Principality, because of Charlene’s absence.
Albert is the son of Prince Rainier III and Grace Kelly, an American movie star who died in a car crash in 1982.