Following the news of her forthcoming divorce, Princess Tessy of Luxembourg has apparently released a statement to some media outlets.
The statement read, “I am very sad to confirm that Louis and I are getting divorced after 12 years together. Despite our separation, we will always remain unified by parenthood to our two precious boys. It is extremely sad for both of us to realise that we will walk separate life paths from now on. In these challenging times, I ask for privacy for both of us and especially the privacy of our children to be respected. No further comment will be given at this stage.”
The couple, who just celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary last year, were living and studying in London, together with their two sons.
Tessy met her future husband, Prince Louis of Luxembourg for the first time when he visited the army in which she was serving. They married on the 29 September 2006 in the parish church of Gilsdorf in Luxembourg, with Tessy being styled initially as Tessy de Nassau. The couple has two children: Gabriel Michael Louis Ronny de Nassau (born on 12 March 2006 in Geneva) and Noah Etienne Guillaume Gabriel Matthias Xavier de Nassau (born on 21 September 2007 in Luxembourg).
By decree of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke, Tessy was given the title of Princess of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau and Princess of Bourbon-Parma with the style of Royal Highness on 23 June 2009, Luxembourg’s National Day. The same decree granted her children the title of Prince de Nassau with the style of Royal Highness. In 2012, Princess Tessy received the Order of Civil and Military Merit of Adolph of Nassau.
The Princess, a frequent user of the social media platform Instagram, has since deleted her account following the announcement yesterday. It is unclear at the moment what Princess Tessy’s style and title will be in the future.