Thursday, December 9

Principality. Charlene of Monaco was admitted “to a specialized establishment following great fatigue”

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.

“Princess Charlene has been absent from Monaco for a while. She was admitted to a specialized establishment following great fatigue linked to her weakness,” said a source close to the Palace, confirming the information given by Prince Albert in the American magazine People, taken over by the daily Monaco Matin on Friday, the Monegasque National Day.

She knew the best thing to do was go get some rest and get real treatment.

“She knew that the best thing to do 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 statement 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 wife of Prince Albert of Monaco, aged 43, 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.

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