The official portraits of the Monegasque crown could have been very different. Imagine a parallel world in which Prince Albert would have married Ophélie Winter instead of his sweet Charlene … this scenario could have been indeed real! This is what the singer says in her new autobiography entitled Resilience – June 2, 2021 at Harper Collins -, in which she delivers many crisp anecdotes. If the sovereign did not kneel down in front of her, she received, when she was very young, many letters going in this direction.
I don’t wanna be a princess at all
“At the time I was working with my mother [Catherine Fefeu, NDLR.], she explained to Laurent Ruquier on the set of the show We’re live. There were the faxes and we received a roll of faxes from the Palace of Monaco which offered me, with a contract and everything, to marry him, to live there and to be his wife. My mom was completely hysterical, she wanted me to do it. I said ‘But wait, I’m 17, I want to work, to be independent. I don’t want to be a princess at all. ‘ I was very good friends with Albert, we got along really well, but I wanted to work so much. For me it was contradictory.“