Paola of Belgium had to overcome major problems in her marriage to Albert II. For a TV documentary, she spoke openly about the most difficult times.
Brussels – Paola of Belgium (84) has been married to former King Albert II (87) for over 60 years. In their relationship, the two had to deal with major problems, even divorce was apparently considered. The sad highlight for Paola was her husband's extramarital relationship with Sybille de Sélys Longchamps (80).
24royal.de* reveals how Paola experienced the time during her husband's affair.
The documentary "Paola, côté jardin", dedicated to the life of the former Belgian queen, will soon be broadcast on French television. The production shows "the confessions of a queen, but above all those of a woman. Thanks to this unique testimony, we discover behind the Queen's veil a true, passionate and authentic woman." Born in Italy, Paola Ruffo di Calabria married into the Belgian royal family in 1959. With her husband Albert she had the children Philippe (61), Astrid (59) and Laurent (58). The relationship of the former regent couple was not always harmonious – with good reason. *24royal.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.