This Thursday, April 7, NRJ 12 is broadcasting an unpublished number ofHeritage, dedicated to the princely family of Monaco. A clan upset by the tragic death of Grace Kelly in a car accident in 1982. During an interview with People in 2014, Prince Albert revealed the last words his mother said to him.
She will forever remain the woman of his life. Although he is madly in love with his wife Charlene, Prince Albert of Monaco will never stop devoting unfailing admiration for his mother Grace Kelly. By plunging viewers into the scandals and tragedies of the Monegasque princely family, this Thursday, April 7 on NRJ12the show Heritage can only mention the close relationship between mother and son. A tender complicity which unfortunately ended in a most tragic way on September 13, 1982. While she was driving her convertible on the heights of the Rock, the wife of Prince Rainier is victim of a serious car accident. The next day, the Hollywood star died out. In an interview with the magazine PeopleThursday, October 2, 2014, the father of Gabriella and Jacques told his last conversation with his mother. “I was still half asleep. She poked her head through the opening in my bedroom door. She was on the starting point with Stephanie and she said ‘see you later’“he said.
And to add with great emotion: “That was the last time I saw her”. 24-year-old Prince Albert did not expect to experience this “huge shock”, as he confided in the course of this interview. And for good reason, the heir to the Grimaldi dynasty would have liked his mother is by his side during the major stages of his lifelike his marriage to the former Olympic swimmer or the birth of his twins. “I wish she had been there at other times in my life”he admitted with regret.
Albert of Monaco: his tender secrets about his mother
The years pass but the memory of his mother remains intact. Before the tragic death of his mother, Albert II always had a very privileged relationship with the latter. At the microphone of Bernard Montiel, on the airwaves of RFM in 2019, the prince painted a glowing portrait of his late mother. “What always strikes me, it was his great kindnesshis great generosity of heart and spirit. She listened to everyone“.
By putting her acting career on hold, Grace Kelly gave herself body and soul to his family life but also his princely commitments. Since then, Caroline and Stéphanie’s brother has always considered his mother as “a mother in the field” for who “help people become part of its essence”. “She was a wonderful mother and a wonderful person”he concluded with tenderness.
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