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Monaco

Princely Palace issues health update on Princess Charlene


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The Princely Palace of Monaco has issued an update on the health of Princess Charlene ahead of Christmas.

In a press release sent to AFP, the Princely Palace has said the Princess of Monaco’s recovery is continuing “encouragingly” and will take a few more months.

“The convalescence of Princess Charlene continues in a satisfactory and encouraging way, even if her recovery should still take a few months. As soon as her health is restored, it will be with great pleasure that the Princess will once again share moments of conviviality with the Monegasque,” the Princely Palace said.

The Princely Palace also said that Prince Albert would take their seven-year-old twins, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques, to see their mother for Christmas.

They also asked that people continue to respect the family’s privacy during this time.

Princess Charlene, 43, is undergoing treatment for an unspecified reason in an undisclosed location outside Monaco. She entered the treatment facility after experiencing fatigue.

Charlene had been grounded in her home country of South Africa from May until November of this year after an ear, nose and throat infection made it impossible to fly. She required several surgeries to correct the condition and was finally cleared to return to Monaco in November.

The Princess of Monaco did wish everyone a Merry Christmas on her Instagram account and shared a family portrait that is featured on their Christmas card this year.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.