Belgium's ex-King Albert finally receives daughter Delphine
FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, file photo, Belgium's artist and sculptor Delphine Boel leaves after a press conference in Brussels. Capping a momentous few weeks, the ex-king and his wife Queen Paola received the former Delphine Boel at their residence, the 18th Century Belvedere Castle outside Brussels. Boel, a 52-year-old artist, last month won recognition as Her Royal Highness Princess Delphine following a bitter two-decade paternity fight. Princess Delphine is an artist known for her quirky, sometimes outrageous, statues that could even have references to her royal father. Albert II, 86, was king until 2013.
Belgium's new princess sees no need to be treated as royalty
Belgium's artist and sculptor Delphine Boel leaves after a press conference in Brussels, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)BRUSSELS – Delphine Boel has been acknowledged as Belgian Princess Delphine of Saxe-Coburg, after a two-decade royal paternity scandal. Princess Delphine said the turning point in her relationship with Albert II came when he denied she was his daughter two decades ago. Boel bears a striking resemblance to certain members of the royal family, including Albert II. “If you ask me whether I am expecting anything from the Royal family, as I said, I am not expecting anything.
Paternity ruling nudges Delphine Boel to Belgian royalty
Artist and sculptor Delphine Boel is on the cusp of officially becoming a Belgian princess after a Brussels court on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 ruled in her favor in a decades-old royal paternity scandal pitting her against former King Albert II. (AP PhotoVirginia Mayo, File)Artist and sculptor Delphine Boel is on the cusp of officially becoming a Belgian princess after a Brussels court ruled in her favor Thursday in a decades-old royal paternity scandal pitting her against former King Albert II. The breakthrough ruling came a month earlier than expected, but not a moment too soon for the 52-year-old Boel. The lawyers said Thursday that the ruling should provide encouragement “to numerous children that had to go through the same ordeal." Boel has always said that she brought the paternity case because she was angry at having been cold-shouldered by the royal family.
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