Princess Charlene family to join her in SA

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Family reunion: Prince Albert, twins to join Princess Charlene after op in SA

The family of Princess Charlene of Monaco are set to finally join her in South Africa as she recovers from undergoing a major four-hour operation last week.

Princess Charlene family to join her in SA

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The family of Princess Charlene are expected to join her as she recovers from a four-hour operation in South Africa, the Palace of Monaco revealed in a statement.

The royal’s husband Prince Albert of Monaco and their six-year-old twins Jacques and Gabriella are expected to fly to South Africa to visit her after she underwent a lengthy procedure last week.

Prince Albert, children on their way to SA

In a statement to the press last week, the palace stated: “Princess Charlene will undergo an operation today, Friday 13 August, for four hours under general anaesthesia. Prince Albert and their children, Crown Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, will join her during her recovery period”.

The blonde beauty has been separated from her family since earlier this year after she visited her home country on an anti-poaching trip facilitated by her charity, the Princess Charlene Foundation.  The 43-year-old former Olympic swimmer contracted a ‘‘serious sinus infection” which prevented her from returning home due to the lengthy recovery period and the inability to fly.


According to the palace, Princess Charlene is “resting” and on the road to recovery, which will no doubt mark good news for her family of four.

The mom of two was forced to miss precious moments with her children, as well as her 10-year wedding anniversary to Prince Albert last month.

She recently told Channel 24: “It’s been a trying time for me. I miss my husband and children dearly”.

“What has been extremely difficult for me was when I was instructed by my medical team that I could not return home for my 10th wedding anniversary.

“Albert is my rock and strength and without his love and support I would not have been able to get through this painful time.”

The procedure is the latest in a long list of  ear, nose and throat complications since the royal underwent a sinus and bone graft prior to her SA trip.

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert: Plenty of PDA work

News of the family’s long-awaited reunion follows days after the Palace of Monaco released a video of Princess Charlene and Prince Albert’s impressive charity work.

In the clip posted on social media, the couple pack on the PDA as they share hugs, kisses and loving gazes and rub shoulders with stars like Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, among others.

“The couple’s agenda is organised around the major events of official life in Monaco, and also reflects the values that they both uphold and which are at the heart of their action: Education, the preservation of our environment and the oceans, and the fight against poverty,” reads a caption of the post.

The video follows hot on the heels of claims the Princess Charlene and Prince Albert’s marriage is on the rocks following their lengthy separation and rumours of another illegitimate child on the part of the heir to the throne.

Chapitre VIII

CHAPITRE VIII Depuis leur mariage, le Prince Albert II et la Princesse Charlène poursuivent leur mission de représentation de la Principauté sur la scène internationale, mission qui les a conduits, ensemble, en Allemagne, en Nouvelle-Zélande, en Lituanie, en Pologne, à Paris, aux États-Unis ainsi qu’au Népal. L’agenda des Époux s’organise autour des grands rendez-vous de la vie officielle à Monaco, il est aussi le reflet des valeurs que tous deux défendent et qui sont au cœur de leur action, l’éducation, la préservation de notre environnement et des océans, la lutte contre la pauvreté. Par le biais de sa Fondation, créée en 2012, la Princesse Charlène travaille à promouvoir partout dans le monde l’apprentissage de la natation, la sécurité en milieu aquatique ainsi que le sport en tant que vecteur d’épanouissement de l’enfant. La Fondation Prince Albert de Monaco, elle, fédère depuis 2006 les scientifiques, les décideurs, les économistes ainsi que les acteurs de la société civile autour d’un projet global de protection de la biodiversité et des ressources en eau, et d’amélioration des conditions de vie des communautés rurales. L’avenir se prépare, plus solidaire, plus durable. Since their marriage, Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene have continued Their mission to represent the Principality on the international scene, a mission which has taken Them to Germany, New Zealand, Lithuania, Poland, Paris, the United States and Nepal together. The Couple’s agenda is organised around the major events of official life in Monaco, and also reflects the values that They both uphold and which are at the heart of Their action: education, the preservation of our environment and the oceans, and the fight against poverty. Through Her Foundation, created in 2012, Princess Charlene is working to promote swimming lessons, water safety and sport as a means of child development throughout the world. Since 2006, the Prince Albert of Monaco Foundation has been bringing together scientists, decision-makers, economists and players in society around a global project to protect biodiversity and water resources and to improve the living conditions of rural communities. The future is being prepared, with greater solidarity and sustainability.

Posted by Palais Princier de Monaco – Prince’s Palace of Monaco on Wednesday, 11 August 2021