Princess Charlene, a royal hit

By admin
06 January 2012

She didn’t have the easiest start to royal life, what with the controversy about her prince’s notorious roving eye and womanising ways hovering over what should have been her perfect wedding day. At the time cynics were predicting the union wouldn’t last six months.

Yet Princess Charlene (33) and Prince Albert II of Monaco (53) are still very much together. As for the gossip about Albert’s third out-of-wedlock child: it has vanished like litter on the pristine steps of the Pink Palace.

And who does the reigning monarch of Monaco have to thank for the fact things are going so smoothly? The champion swimmer formerly known as Charlene Wittstock of Benoni, that’s who.

YOU’s Nicola Whitfield looks at how Charlene has adapted to her new role and gives a month by month overview of events in the lives of the royal couple up until Christmas.

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