Infanta Pilar Talks About Brother’s Abdication

  June 3, 2014 at 8:46 pm by

Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz spoke briefly to reporters today in Madrid following the shock announcement of her brother’s abdication.

The elder sister of King Juan Carlos told reporters that she already new of the plans but had kept quiet on the matter. The Duchess also said that her nephew, Prince Felipe, was “divinely prepared” for the role.

So far Infanta Pilar is the only member of the Spanish Royal Family to have made any public comments on the abdication of the King. Queen Sofia is currently in New York City and Infanta Elena is in Ecuador.

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