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HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco Speaks Out About Her Health “I’m Still Fragile.”

On the evening of May 24, 2022, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco accompanied by her daughter, Her Serene Highness Princess Gabriella of Monaco attended the 2022 Monte-Carlo Fashion Week Awards ceremony held at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo.

In an interview with Monaco Matin, published on Wednesday, Princess Charlene said:

“When I returned to the Principality, I focused all my energy on my children, my husband, and my health because they are my priority. My health is still fragile and I don’t want to rush things. It’s been a long, difficult, painful path. Today, I feel more serene.”

When asked about the vicious rumors regarding Princess Charlene’s long absence from her family and the Principality she noted that it was “regrettable.” The princess went on to stress that her husband, HSH Prince Albert II, was very supportive; moreover, the princely couple “…discussed those malicious articles together and he did everything to protect me and our children.”

Princess Charlene also confirmed to the newspaper that she will attend the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend alongside her family. She also noted that her son, His Serene Highness Hereditary Prince Jacques, will for the first time participate in the Lap of Honor with His Serene Highness Prince Albert II.

HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco Attends the 10th Edition of the Sainte Dévote Rugby Tournament.

On the morning of Saturday, May 7, 2022, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco accompanied by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, His Serene Highness Hereditary Prince Jacques of Monaco, Her Serene Highness Princess Gabriella of Monaco, and Mr. Gaerth Wittstock attended the 10th Edition of the Sainte Dévote Rugby Tournament held at the Stade Louis-II in Fontvieille, Monaco.

The Sainte Dévote Rugby Tournament an international U-12 Rugby, 7 tournament whereupon 16 teams from 14 countries compete against each other: Andorra, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Ecuador, Spain, France, Georgia, Mauritius, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Monaco, Switzerland.

According to the Monégasque newspaper, Monaco Life, the competition:

“…brings together young players all under the age of 12, to compete in friendly games with the expressed hope that they make some new friends along the way. The event includes not only regular matches but also offers courses for young adults and children with disabilities.”

The Sainte Dévote Rugby Tournament is organized by The Princess Charlene Foundation and the Fédération Monégasque de Rugby.  The tournament is sponsored by Mr. Mathieu Bastareaud, the emblematic player of the French National Team and of RC Toulon who is currently playing for Lyon Olympique Universitaire (LOU).

HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco Sends an Easter Message.

On Sunday, April 17, 2022, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco wished everyone a very “…Happy Easter…” on her personal Instagram page. It’s been some time since royal watchers have seen the lovely princess due her to convalescence in a Swiss clinic and then a recent return to the Principality. Nonetheless, the princess looks happy, healthy, and calm. Wishing her much love, light and bright blessings!

Meanwhile, the Palais Princier de Monaco also released Easter photos of the princely family. The additional images were taken in the back garden of the Palais Princier as well as in Palatine chapel where the family attended an Easter service presided over by the Chaplain of the Palais Princier, Father Caesar Penzo.

Photos courtesy of the Palais Princier/E.Mahon

(VIDEO) HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco Returns to the Principality!

Photo courtesy of the Palais Princier de Monaco

On Saturday, March 12, 2022, the newspaper, Monaco Matin, announced via a press release from the Palais Princier de Monaco that Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco has returned to the Principality.

Per Monaco Matin:

“In consultation with her physicians and as her recovery is well under way, Their Serene Highnesses have agreed that Princess Charlene can now continue her convalescence in the Principality, with her husband and her children.

In this perspective, Princess Charlene has just returned to Monaco where She is happy to have reunited with her family and loved ones. The next weeks should allow her to fully recover before she can resume her official duties.

As soon as she is strong enough, the Princess looks forward to once again spending time and socializing with the Monegasques.

In order for Princess Charlene to fully recover the princess still requires rest the princely couple asks that we continue to respect their privacy and their family environment”

Welcome home, Princess Charlene!

To read the brief article from Monaco Matin (in French) please click the link below:

https://www.monacomatin.mc/people/la-princesse-charlene-de-retour-a-monaco-pour-poursuivre-sa-convalescence-752736

Skip to the 1:11 mark to watch a news report about Princess Charlene’s return to Monaco (in French)

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco to Visit Australia

As you may or may not know by now Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco will visit Australia next year.  The purpose of the princess’s visit down under is to officially open the exhibition, Grace Kelly: Style Icon, at the Bendigo Art Gallery.

In a recent interview with Rob and Pete from Riviera Radio, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II noted that he would be unable to attend due to a prior commitment (he will participate in an environmental conference in France.) The prince also noted that Princess Charlene will be accompanied by one of her sisters-in-law, Princess Caroline of Hanover or Princess Stephanie of Monaco.

Princess Charlene will open the exhibition, Grace Kelly: Style Icon, on March 10, 2012.

To learn more about the Bendigo Art Gallery and the exhibition please visit their official website here.  If you are interested in seeing this exhibit tickets are now on sale.

H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco Attends Ein Herz für Kinder Charity Fundraising Gala in Berlin, Germany (VIDEOS)

On December 17, 2011, H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the Ein Herz für Kinder (Heart of the Children) television fundraising gala in Berlin, Germany. Ein Herz für Kinder is one of the most successful fundraisers on German television.  This year over 75 celebrities will participate as well as support the fundraising gala including Princess Charlene’s friend, Franziska von Almsick, Boris Becker, Senta Berger, Maria Furtwängler, Maite Kelly, Johannes B. Kerner, Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko, Herbert Knaup, Sonya Kraus, Kai plum, Jörg Pilawa, Birgit Schrowange, Sophia and Simone Thomalla Natalia Wörner and Bettina Zimmermann.

During the event, Princess Charlene was awarded the Golden Heart for her dedication to humanitarian causes specifically her longstanding commitment to charities that aid children and adolescents. In her acceptance speech the princess stated:

… tonight my thanks go to this wonderful organization, Heart of the Children, this Golden Heart Award means so much to me… Thank you.  I accept this award with great pride and joy on behalf of the countless volunteers who work so hard to help protect children in need everywhere and every day…

To view photos please click here.  

To watch  videos from the event please click here (Princess Charlene’s speech) and here.

Photo sent to TRC courtesy of Montblanc.  Thank you!   🙂