Originally Posted by Tatiana Maria
I recall discussion here regarding period(s) of stopped contact between them. I think this may be the post uppermost in my recollection:
No that was with Prince Laurent, the enfant terrible. It is with him (not with Claire and the children) that the couple has had problems.
With Prince Philippe and Princess Astrid there have always been contact but it is a public secret that Astrid is the trait d'union between the members in the closer and the wider royal family.