Coronavirus Postponed Another Royal Wedding
The big event was scheduled for this month.
Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark joins Princess Beatrice and countless other couples, royal or not, that have had to reschedule their weddings. Theodora planned on having her ceremony this month, but the event had to be postponed due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic. Her fiancé is Los Angeles-based attorney Matthew Kumar, People notes.
The magazine adds that the wedding was set to take place on the Greek island of Spetses, though the palace and royal officials have not confirmed any details or offered up a new date for the occasion. Theodora announced her engagement back in November 2018.
"Unfortunately, it has been canceled due to COVID-19 and we do not have a new date scheduled at this time," a palace communications officer told Her & Nu, Hola! reports. "However, we are analyzing the situation in detail to see when the wedding could take place."
The Greek monarchy was "formally abolished in 1974," People adds, though Theodora maintains her title, Her Royal Highness Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark. Royal die-hard will note that she's also in line for the British throne, thanks to being the great-great-granddaughter of Prince Arthur, Queen Victoria's son. Theodora was raised in England, though she later moved to America to pursue a career in acting. Her most notable credit includes a role on The Bold and the Beautiful under her stage name, Theodora Greece.
Though Theodora's royal office didn't release the exact date for her original ceremony, Beatrice did release information for her big day. She was set to marry her fiancé, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, at St. James’s Palace on May 29.