Originally posted by Yennie@Nov 11th, 2003 - 10:10 am
she fainted in public? aww, poor girl, she must be embarrased
POLFOTO 14.11.1999 Princess Beatrice, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York, is helped to her feet by the Countess of Wessex, after appearing to faint during the Remembrance Service in Whitehall.
yeh i think she won't be attending rememberance day anymore .......
Here's an old article about the fainting
I DON'T FEEL VERY WELL
BEA'S CENOTAPH COLLAPSE
PRINCESS Beatrice dramatically collapsed during yesterday's Remembrance
The young royal had just watched her dad, Prince Andrew, lay a wreath
under the Cenotaph.
Seconds before the National Anthem began Beatrice turned to the
Countess of Wessex and said: "Sophie, I don't feel well." Then the 11-
year-old slumped forward on the first-floor balcony and disappeared
Sophie, who was standing with Beatrice and Princess Anne's husband
Commander Tim Lawrence, at first looked flustered. But she composed
herself a moment later and, with Cdr Lawrence, hauled the princess up.
Beatrice, now without her dark beret, looked pale and disorientated but
she bravely joined in the singing, supported by Sophie.
Several times she looked on the verge of collapse again during the
Whitehall ceremony. After the anthem Beatrice was whisked inside.
She was later comforted by her dad and told him: "I'm fine."
Eyewitness Jeff Marrick, 28, said: Beatrice looked very distressed
throughout the anthem." The youngster is know to become emotional when
her mum, the Duchess of York, is away for long periods.
Fergie has been working in America and has only seen Beatrice for an
hour in the last 10 days.
She was last night flying back from Oklahoma.
Buckingham Palace said Beatrice had been "overcome with the sense of