The House of Grimaldi revealed that Charlene has actually been in her native country of South Africa, separated from her husband, and their children, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, since late June.
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According to a statement, Charlene has been recuperating from a surgery in late June meant to correct complications from a previous procedure.
The recovery time overlapped with her and Albert‘s anniversary.
“It’s been a trying time for me. I miss my husband and children dearly,” Charlene told South African News Channel24. “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 statement read that “HSH Prince Albert and HSH Princess Charlene would like to thank everyone for their continued love and support. The generosity they have experienced during the 10 years of their marriage is heart-warming.”
“HSH Prince Albert and HSH Princess Charlene are committed to making a difference in the world through their foundations and wish to thank everyone for their continued generosity, support, and trust in them,” it went on.
The statement concluded, “Your gifts and contributions, support, and trust have enabled our foundations to achieve many of our goals. All of this would not have been possible without you.”
Months ago, Princess Charlene shocked royal fans with an edgy new look.