The condition of Princess Charlène has been speculated and debated for months.
Prince Albert has now expressed himself personally in an interview and clarified some points.
Monaco - What's wrong with Charlène?
The state of health of the Monegasque princess has recently repeatedly raised questions.
Prince Albert Grimaldi's wife was in her native South Africa for several months.
Because she became seriously ill with an ENT infection there, there were not only rumors about a supposed marital crisis.
There was also much speculation about her health situation.
Charlène von Monaco: Albert reveals details about health
Most recently, it was said that Charlène "almost died" because of several operations.
Friends of the princess are said to have said this to the French press.
Now her husband Albert has made it clear in an interview how his wife is actually doing.
"The princess does not have a serious or incurable disease," Albert told the French magazine
However, she is really exhausted.
"A general physical and mental exhaustion" stressed his wife.
"So much so that we decided together with our closest family that it would be best if they could relax in peace - outside of Monaco," explained the prince.
According to media reports, Charlène is said to have retired to a rehabilitation clinic in Switzerland.
Prince Albert on relationship with Charlène: "Our marriage is in no way endangered"
The couple's relationship did not play a role in this decision.
“It's not about a problem in our relationship.
Our marriage is in no way endangered, ”clarified the 63-year-old.
It was recently suggested that their children Gabriella and Jacques suffered greatly from their mother's absence.
The two 6-year-olds sent their mom a clear message on the Monegasque national holiday.
"We miss you, Mommy" and "We love you, Mommy" were on the posters the two little royals held in the cameras on November 19th.
“We miss you”: Princess Charlène's children send a clear message to their mom.
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In the interview, her father explained that the two children no longer went to school, but were taught in the palace.
“We have set up a small, outsourced classroom for them.
You are not alone there, because four of your classmates, two boys and two girls, have joined them and are being taught by the same teachers as if they were in their school, ”explained the prince.
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