Princess Charlene returns to Monaco after months in South Africa

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After several months of absence, Princess Charlene of Monaco returned to the Rock. She had gone to South Africa where she had to undergo surgery.

Princess Charlene of Monaco returned to the princely palace on Monday morning, after several months spent in South Africa where she underwent surgeries, we learned from a source close to the Monegasque Palace. Charlene arrived at 8:35 am at Nice airport in southern France on the princely plane that brought her back from Durban, the same source added.

For several months in South Africa, a country where she grew up and of which she is a national, the wife of Prince Albert of Monaco, 43, underwent surgery on August 13, of which few details had been made public. Prince Albert and their children had come to join her during her convalescence.

Serious health complications

In September, the princess was urgently hospitalized after becoming unwell due to complications from the serious ear, nose and throat infection she contracted in May, her foundation said in a statement. . She then underwent an operation in early October under general anesthesia related to this infection.

Former high-level swimmer, Charlene Lynette Wittstock, born in 1978 in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), married Prince Albert II of Monaco in 2011. The ten years of marriage could not be celebrated in July in the Principality because of Charlene’s absence. Albert is the son of Prince Rainier III and Grace Kelly, an American movie star who died in a car crash in 1982.