Rumors of separation between Prince Laurent and Princess Claire are mounting according to the Flemish magazine Humo, which even claims that he would have lived again with his parents in Chaumont-Gistoux for several months.
“Last Christmas we learned that Claire had left Laurent”, says Joëlle Vanden Houden, royal observer, in the magazine
Another royal specialist, who prefers to remain anonymous, also believes the divorce is imminent. “In February 2020, Princess Claire was still present at the Prince Laurent Foundation’s 25th anniversary gala, but this is the last time anyone has seen her in public. And we haven’t seen her again. The Royal Family from the 2019 Christmas concert “, explain.
The royal experts presented several examples, claiming that Laurent was seen alone in the Tervuren supermarket, while Claire was seen several times in the vicinity of Wavre.
This Wednesday, July 21, national holiday, we learn that Prince Laurent will not be accompanied by Claire during the Te Deum which he attends at Sainte-Waudru Cathedral in Mons, but also during the parade.
Prince Laurent denies
Contacted by 7 out of 7 people, Prince Laurent denied this separation. “I can’t say anything about it, because there’s nothing to say. We don’t live apart, that’s not true. I don’t know where everything came from and I’m not interested. Neither.”, answered.
The Royal Palace for its part declared it “never comment on the privacy of members of the royal family”.
Another royal specialist, Jo De Poorter, believes these are recurring rumors, but that means nothing.
“Claire won’t be attending the July 21 festivities, but that doesn’t necessarily mean much. She had already missed several editions in recent years.”, he concludes.