Princess Cristina, the younger sister of King Felipe of Spain, has announced her divorce from spouse Inaki Urdangarin after 24 years of marriage and four children.
“We have chosen to end our marriage by mutual consent. Our dedication to our children is unwavering. Because this is a personal decision, we ask for the utmost respect from everyone around us “According to The New York Times, the couple, who have four children, said in a statement.
The announcement comes one week after photos revealed Urdangarin’s affair with another woman. Urdangarin and the woman were photographed holding hands during a visit to southern France. When asked about his affair, Urdangarin told
reporters, “These things happen.
It is a difficulty that we will manage with the utmost tranquillity and together as we have always done.” Princess Cristina, who is known as the Infanta Cristina in Spain and remains sixth-in-line to the throne, currently lives and works in Switzerland.