Crown Princess Mary’s eldest son Prince Christian sparked engagement rumors after he introduced his ‘girlfriend’ Princess Maria Chiara di Borbone-Two Sicilies to his grandmother, Queen Margrethe.
The 17-year-old reportedly welcomed the 18-year-old princess to Denmark in June, taking the brave step to introduce her to the Queen.
The royals said “they all had tea together” and noted that Chiara was extremely nervous about the reunion.
“It’s an informal sign of approval for Chiara because Margrethe doesn’t have tea with just anyone,” the source told Women’s Day.
Crown Princess Mary’s eldest son Prince Christian sparked engagement rumors after introducing his ‘girlfriend’ Princess Maria Chiara di Borbone-Two Sicilies to his grandmother
Royal fans speculated Prince Christian of Denmark (centre right) was dating Princess Maria Chiara di Borbone-Two Sicilies after seeing this photo from the Monaco Grand Prix
“Chiara was in awe of the Queen – she dreamed of meeting such an iconic leader and she has been practicing her curtseys for months,” they added.
The princess appeared spellbound when she told the Danish press that she and the popular prince had a great friendship and had a lot of fun together.
“There is no doubt that an engagement announcement is on the horizon and the palace is preparing accordingly,” the insider said.
“It’s an informal sign of approval for Chiara because Margrethe doesn’t have tea with just anyone,” a source said.
The couple were recently spotted enjoying an ice cream together in St Tropez – Chiara has been posting holiday photos from the resort for two weeks
The couple were recently spotted enjoying an ice cream together in Saint-Tropez – Chiara has been posting vacation snaps from the resort town for the past two weeks.
Chiara is the youngest daughter of Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, and Princess Camilla, Duchess of Castro. His parents are also close family friends with Crown Princess Mary, 54, and Crown Price Frederik, 55.
Speculation over whether the two were dating began when a group photo emerged on social media of the two standing side by side in Monaco Grand Prize.
The two teenagers were spotted cozying up on a day out at the Monaco Grand Prix on May 28
The gorgeous Italian heiress is the youngest daughter of Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, and Princess Camilla, Duchess of Castro
A Danish source said Women’s Day: “Christian is only four months away from his 18th birthday and he wants a real girlfriend, mainly to fend off budding fans, but he also likes the idea of having a real mate.
“Chiara ticks all the right boxes – she’s funny, smart and very well connected through her social media. Of course Mary would love to see him date someone like Chiara, who although she seems to have a jet lifestyle -set, never had a whiff of scandal, nor did her older sister Carolina.
The source also seemed certain that two people were dating.
“Christian is definitely in love with Chiara – it remains to be seen if she feels the same way.” So far, they get along well, both families approve and they have a lot of similar tastes in music, sports and even movies.’
Fans will likely be watching closely if more images emerge of the two teenagers together.
Chiara is close to her sister Princesses Carolina, 19 (left) who both tend to update fans on their glamorous lives by sharing photos online
A royal family photo: Pictured from left to right are Princesses Carolina, Princess Camilla, Duchess of Castro, Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, Princess Chiara
A Danish source told Woman’s Day: ‘Chiara ticks all the right boxes – she’s funny, smart and very well connected through her social media. Of course Mary would love to see him date someone like Chiara’
Late last month, it was reported that Princess Mary’s nephew, Count Nikolai of Denmark, was moving to Australia to attend university, months after he was stripped of his HRH royal title by his granddaughter. -mother.
Handsome model Nikolai, 23, will study at UTS Sydney for a semester, accompanied by his glamorous designer girlfriend Benedikte Thoustrup.
The couple live together in Copenhagen and are expected to move to Sydney to study from August 1 to November 30.
Nikolai, whose father is Prince Joachim of Denmark, is seventh in line to the Danish throne.
In March, Count Nikolai of Denmark launched a new Instagram account to promote his modeling career after he was stripped of his “HRH” status by his grandmother, Queen Margrethe.
It has been a tumultuous year for the Danish royal family after the monarch controversially took on the title of Prince Joachim’s eldest son, as well as the titles of prince and princess from his young children Athena, 11, Prince Felix, 20 years old, and Prince Henrik, 13.
Princess Mary’s nephew, Count Nikolai of Denmark, moves to Australia. Handsome model Nikolai, 23, will study at UTS for a semester alongside his glamorous designer girlfriend, Benedikte Thoustrup (pictured)
Pictured, Tasmania-born Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is married to Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark and is young Nikolai’s aunt.
The model and university student lives in Denmark but has traveled the world walking for designers in Paris and London. He also appeared on the cover of Vogue Scandinavia
They are now Earls and Countesses and called Their Excellencies – and in January this year the Danish Royal Family updated their website to show the new status.
The Queen insisted the move would be ‘good for them in their future’ and allow the children – who retained their position in the line of succession – to ‘shape their own lives without being limited by special considerations and duties “that a formal affiliation to the Danish royal family implies.
News of the royal’s arrival in Australia has been confirmed by a Danish publication LV by press adviser Helle von Wildenrath Løvgreen.
BT reports that the couple are currently looking for a flat in Sydney and that they both studied at Copenhagen Business School and Paris on exchange.