Princess Sofia of Sweden: I would never do a Prince Harry and Meghan

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Princess Sofia of Sweden has said she’d never contemplate following in the controversial footsteps of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Princess Sofia of Sweden has said she’d never contemplate following in the controversial footsteps of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Seems the Swedish royal family is safe from having to worry about a Megxit situation.

Princess Sofia of Sweden has said she’d never contemplate following in the controversial footsteps of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who quit The Firm earlier this year.

“I think I have found such a fantastic balance and I really see it as a positive that I have made it through these stormy years,” the 35-year-old said in a new documentary titled Princess Sofia: Project Playground which recently aired on Swedish TV. 

“It is such a huge advantage in that we have the opportunity to stand a little in both worlds.”

The documentary was filmed in Cape Town in January. During her teenage years, Sofia served as a volunteer aid worker in South Africa, Senegal and Ghana.

“I have a type of identity when I’m in South Africa and when I come home, I have something else,” she adds.

Her story is similar to the Duchess of Sussex. Like Meghan, a former actress, she also comes from the world of showbiz, having worked as a model and reality TV star before marrying Prince Carl Philip (41) in 2015.

She also endured constant criticism when her relationship with Prince Carl went public.

“I was greeted by a huge hate storm,” Sofia told Sweden’s TV4 at the time. “People had opinions about me and my relationship, and more. It surprised me and knocked me over for a period of time. It was very tough. People had comments on everything possible, on what I do to how I look.”

Princess Sofia of Sweden
Like Meghan, a former actress, Sofia also comes from the world of showbiz. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

But she survived and the couple are now proud parents to Prince Alexander (4) and Prince Gabriel (3) who are fifth and sixth in line to the Swedish throne. 

Sofia's comments come months after she started working in a hospital to help Sweden's fight against the coronavirus.

In April she took a three-day medical course at Sophiahemmet University College in Stockholm, where she is an honorary chair member, and has been helping out since.

She is certainly a dedicated philanthropist. In 2010 she founded Project Playground with her friend Frida Vesterberg. According to People magazine, the charity helps victims of neglect, abuse and domestic violence.

Sources: dailymail.co.uk, foxnews.com

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