The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > Royal House of Sweden > Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #21  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:35 PM
LadyFinn's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Southwest, Finland
Posts: 20,290
If they have the wedding next summer, why they had to get engaged on Chris' birthday?
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:40 PM
Kit's Avatar
Kit Kit is offline
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 810
Well congrats. They are obviously in love and happy with each other
and all the speculations are finally over. Though I would bet the Swedish magazines are now eager to print pics of Sofia's past next to the engagement pics.


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:40 PM
Icea's Avatar
Commoner
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Ludvika, Sweden
Posts: 31
I'm so happy for them! And they look so incredibly happy and they're absolutely radiant! Best of luck to them and their marriage! :)
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Baron Brockdorf's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Manteleina, Rabat, Malta
Posts: 504
Well it's very inconsiderate given that it's Chris's big birthday......the international media will make this news very interesting most probably
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:44 PM
HRHHermione's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Boston, United States
Posts: 2,440
Oh this is exciting! I knew they'd get around to it one of these days.

She's going to be a gorgeous bride


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlton, York, United Kingdom
Posts: 17,594
I look forward to the wedding!


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community
__________________
We Will Remember Them.
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Icea's Avatar
Commoner
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Ludvika, Sweden
Posts: 31
^Well, from what I've seen of Chris, I'm pretty sure he'd much rather celebrate his birthday in private and not have media discussing it, so I think he'll welcome the engagement happening on his birthday.
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:46 PM
HRHHermione's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Boston, United States
Posts: 2,440
Quote:
Originally Posted by Baron Brockdorf View Post
Well it's very inconsiderate given the Chris's big birthday......the international media will make this news very interesting most probably

Chris is a private person who chose not to take a title. I imagine he couldn't care less that the engagement was announced on his birthday.


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:47 PM
LadyFinn's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Southwest, Finland
Posts: 20,290
I can't believe my eyes, the king and queen come to the group photo with them. Why? They made the awkward video with Victoria and Daniel, and nothing with Madeleine and Chris.
And now the king and queen are talking and babbling with the press and praising Sofia? Why they are treating Carl Philip and Sofia so differently than Victoria and Daniel? Because the king wanted Carl Philip to be the heir...
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:48 PM
Empress Merel's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: -, Netherlands
Posts: 1,454
People here are kind of bitter. Congrats to the happy couple!
Reply With Quote
  #31  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:49 PM
muriel's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: London / Guildford, United Kingdom
Posts: 6,137
Are any pictures available?
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Molly2101's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,068
Quote:
Originally Posted by LadyFinn View Post
I can't believe my eyes, the king and queen come to the group photo with them. Why? They made the awkward video with Victoria and Daniel, and nothing with Madeleine and Chris.
And now the king and queen are talking and babbling with the press and praising Sofia? Why they are treating Carl Philip and Sofia so differently than Victoria and Daniel? Because the king wanted Carl Philip to be the heir...

That last sentence sums it all up!

Congrats to the couple. I look forward to the wedding. I really hope they don't get married in June as well. The Swedes need a new wedding month, June is over used!
__________________
"I am yours, you are mine, of that be sure. You are locked in my heart, the little key is lost and now you must stay there forever."
Written by Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine in the diary of her fiance, Tsarevich Nicholas.
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:50 PM
biboquinhas's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Portugal, Portugal
Posts: 3,068
they have both left and the queen and the king are still there, is that normal?
__________________
YOUR DAILY CLICK HELPS ANIMALS SURVIVE provides food for an animal in a shelter or sanctuary. Feed an animal in need, click for free.http://www.theanimalrescuesite.com/
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Near Verona and Venice, Italy
Posts: 4,582
I'm not puzzled by the engagement but about the exaggeration of the whole thing... and I guess it's because CP is the only son
__________________
"Yet, walking free upon her own estate
Still,in her solitude, she is the Queen".
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Duchess of Durham's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Durham, United States
Posts: 672
Congratulations to Carl Philip and Sofia! I hope they have many, many years of happiness together.
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:52 PM
MarNoe's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Ohio, United States
Posts: 699
Quote:
Originally Posted by Princess Xenia View Post
I hope that they get their happy ending, after all of this time and all the talking and different opinions, it would be really good to see that it was worth it.
I think this sums it up best.
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:52 PM
HRHHermione's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Boston, United States
Posts: 2,440
Quote:
Originally Posted by Molly2101 View Post
That last sentence sums it all up!



Congrats to the couple. I look forward to the wedding. I really hope they don't get married in June as well. The Swedes need a new wedding month, June is over used!

It's kind of a nice family tradition though- marrying in June.


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:52 PM
LadyFinn's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Southwest, Finland
Posts: 20,290
Quote:
Originally Posted by muriel View Post
Are any pictures available?
Someone else can post the photos, I will not post any photos of the couple.
I'm extremely sad and worried about the future of the royal family. And I'm worried about the relationships inside the royal family.
And the court made extremely lousy work today. By keeping the press waiting and running through the Palace.
When Victoria and Daniel got engaged, the press was called to a press conference which started on time and no one had to wait.

But this is a very good example of Sofia using the media. She wanted a "free" event where she can speak as much as she will.
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Cris M's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Niterói, Brazil
Posts: 693
Congratulations to the Prince Carl Philip and Sofia. I wish them all the best!

It's ridiculous the way some people act towards them. Seriously, if you don't like them, stay away of the threads about them.

But they are a happy couple who don't give a damn about bitter people at TRF.
Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 06-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Parrothead's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Dallas, United States
Posts: 259
Maybe the King and Queen have a more forgiving nature about her past than many people on this board and maybe they just want their children to be happy with their partners. After all being a good parent (and leader) means being supportive, understanding and loving.

As for the couple going out to the courtyard to wave...it would have been kind of rude not to since there were people gathered there. Imagine the backlash if they hadn't. This couple is damned if they do and damned if they don't for a lot of people.

I'm of the opinion of give her a chance to be happy and support her husband and the crown. If she fails, then people can beat her up like a piñata.


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community mobile app
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
controversy, engagement, prince carl philip


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Popular Tags
beatrice borromeo best outfit camilla catherine middleton style chris o'neill crown prince haakon crown princess catharina-amalia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events duchess of cornwall evening wear poll fashion fashion poll felipe vi general news hereditary grand duchess stéphanie king felipe king felipe vi king harald king philippe king willem-alexander laurentien letizia maxima official visit picture of the week prince bernhard prince carl philip prince daniel prince harry prince of wales princess beatrice princess charlene princess charlene daytime fashion princess claire of luxembourg princess eugenie princess leonore princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess mary fashion queen letizia queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen mathildes style queen maxima queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia queen sonja royal royal fashion sofia hellqvist spanish royals state visit state visit to spain sweden the duchess of cambridge fashion the hague united states of america victoria wedding willem-alexander


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:00 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016
Jelsoft Enterprises