A royal enthusiast said Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and his wife Karina Axelsson are expecting a baby boy in May via surrogacy.
The nephew of Denmark’s Queen Margrethe and Greek Queen Anne-Marie – who married his partner of 19 years in Germany last summer – is said to have custody and a nanny on standby.
According to the Couture and Royals account — which has more than 83,300 followers Instagram and about 22,000 days Twitter – The king, 54, reported the news to castle staff earlier this week.
Official sources have not yet confirmed the announcement, and MailOnline has reached out to The Royal House of Denmark for comment.
A quote – understood to be on behalf of the couple – said: ‘Princess Carina and Prince Gustav are very happy and grateful for the opportunity and thank you to all involved who have helped find a legal legal path to follow.
A royal enthusiast said Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and his wife Karina Axelsson are expecting a baby boy in May via surrogacy. The couple was photographed in 2010
For the sake of the child, please refrain from further questions. More information will be posted in due course.
The delightful rumor follows a chaotic two decades for the couple, who did not marry for years due to an inheritance rule set by Gustav’s grandfather Prince Gustav Albrecht, who was a Nazi.
In the 1930s he drew up his will to prevent Gustav from inheriting family property if he married someone who was not of Protestant, noble and Aryan descent.
By 1944, he had disappeared while serving as an officer in the German Army, during a mission near Orsha, Belarus. The soldier was declared MIA and no one asked for an official death to be declared until Gustav was born in 1969.
Karina Axelsson, 54 – an American author best known for the teen fashion detective series Model Under the Hood – has Swedish and Mexican heritage and therefore didn’t quite cater to Will’s agenda.
Last year, on April 27, the Danish court confirmed that Gustav could marry Axelsson on June 4, 2022, New My Royals mentioned.
However, their battle for love was not easy.
Gustav’s father, Prince Richard, was able to inherit the property because his wife – Princess Benedict of Denmark – met the strict and monitored criteria.
The delightful rumor comes after a chaotic two decades for the couple (pictured at their wedding with Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark) who haven’t been married for years.
According to the Couture and Royals account — which has more than 83,300 followers on Instagram and nearly 22,000 on Twitter — the 54-year-old monarch broke the news to castle staff earlier this week.
And at first it seemed as if Gustav’s bride was also, according to court jewelerin 2000 he was about to marry Elvire Pasté de Rochefort, who came from an aristocratic French family.
What’s impressive, though, is that the royal wedding was called off just two months ahead of schedule.
By 2003, Gustav was surrounded by Karina — and the outlet explained that he thought they would be “unfortunately married every after.”
“Karina moved to Schloss Berleburg with Gustav, often acting as commandant of the castle,” the report said.
She even often appeared with a sparkling sapphire and diamond neck ring on the ring finger of her left hand. But marriage, apparently, remained out of the question.
After the death of Prince Richard in 2017, Town & Country Magazine He said, legal challenges arose as Gustav’s great-uncle Prince Ludwig Ferdinand believed he should receive the fortune.
According to the Dorset Echo, in 2019 Karina (pictured in 2020) was splitting her time between Germany and Purbeck, enjoying the English city as a scenic ‘writing square’
In a 2019 interview with the newspaper, Kareena also revealed that she has enjoyed literature from a young age. Pictured in 2020
In 2020, German courts decided that Gustav had fulfilled the terms of the will – and could inherit Perleburg Castle, where he and his wife were married. in front of 80 guests.
According to the Dorset EchoIn 2019, Karina was splitting her time between Germany and Purbeck, enjoying the English city as a scenic ‘writing yard’.
The writer, who grew up in Silicon Valley, California, told the outlet that her own experience with the monarchy inspired her to write the Royal Rebel series, about a fictional teenage princess.
“I also wanted to dismantle this idea that princesses can do whatever they want and get what they want,” she said.
“Indeed, as part of a ruling monarchy, life may be privileged but it is very different from what people imagine.”
In a 2019 interview with the newspaper, Karina also revealed that she had enjoyed literature from a young age, especially the works of Beatrix Potter and Quanderson.
She has also worked as a model – including shots for Vogue, Elle, and Armani – a career path that initially led her to Europe.
Karina balanced her modeling career in Paris with nightly demonstration classes before embarking on her foray into the creative industry and, eventually, writing books.