“I underestimated this”: Queen Margaret apologizes

"I underestimated this": Queen Margaret apologizes

“I underestimated it”
Queen Margrethe apologizes

It’s making thunderstorms in the Danish royal family. Prince Joachim and his wife Marie aren’t exactly excited about living “only” lives as Counts and Countess von Monpezat from now on. But Queen Margaret has made her decision, even if she kind of regrets it.

After Prince Joachim of Denmark and his family were stripped of their titles, the Danish royal family did not come to rest. Those involved have also publicly commented on the decision over the past few days. In particular, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was clearly trying to limit the damage.

In an official statement, the emperor now speaks of the “violent reactions” that led to his decision. “Of course it affects me,” Margaret says.

However, she considers stripping the titles of her son and his family “essential” to the future of the monarchy, she insists. “Finding the right moments for (…) of difficult decisions” is always complicated, says the 82-year-old.

“I made my decision as queen, mother and grandmother,” Margrethe explains, “but as mother and grandmother, I underestimated how much it affected my youngest son and his family. ” According to the emperor, she apologizes for this.

“It’s Family Too”

Margaret’s son Prince Joachim, known since the end of the year as Count von Monpezat, expressed regret to the Danish newspaper “BT” that he had not asked his mother or Crown Prince Frederik and Mary of Denmark since Margrethe’s decision. didn’t talk. “It’s also family. Or whatever we want to call it,” said one prince, who was moved and affected by the events.

Joachim’s wife, Princess Marie, said according to “BT” that their children were “publicly exhibited” at the school. As parents, they didn’t have time to “prepare them for change and for people’s reactions.”

On 28 September, Instagram announced that the titles and forms of addresses of several members of the Danish royals would be changed. From January 1, 2023, Joachim and Marie will be called Count and Countess of Monpezat. Joachim’s children Nikolai (23), Felix (20), Heinrich (13) and Athena (10) are addressed as “the only” being “excellence”.

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