Princess Beatrice's wedding 'officially cancelled' due to coronavirus crisis

PRINCESS Beatrice's wedding has been "officially cancelled" as a result of the coronavirus crisis, reports have claimed.

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, the 31-year-old royal was set to marry Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi at St James's Palace in London in May.

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However, People magazine reports the couple's big day has now been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Last month, Eugenie and her millionaire fiance confirmed they were "reviewing arrangements for 29th May" in line with government advice.

According to the publication, the couple "never actually sent out their invitations" as the coronavirus outbreak took hold.

A spokesperson for the couple said: "There are no plans to switch venues or hold a bigger wedding.

"They aren’t even thinking about their wedding at this time. There will come a time to rearrange but that’s not yet."

In their statement last month, the couple said they were "particularly conscious of government advice in relation to both the wellbeing of older family members and large gatherings of people."

As a result, Eugenie and Edo said they would "carefully consider government advice before deciding whether a private marriage might take place amongst a small group of family and friends".

But following the government's announcement that they are extending the lockdown for another three weeks , the couple have been forced to put their wedding plans on hold indefinitely.

Last month, a royal insider revealed 31 year-old Beatrice and her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were planning to use marquees and Portaloos from the garden parties for their reception in the grounds of Buckingham Palace.


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“The fact they won’t be available was a factor but the main reason is the safety of guests” said the insider.

“There were only going to be 150 guests at the wedding but double that amount at the reception. It was just too risky.

“The Queen had to be there and it wasn’t fair to put her in danger aged 94.

“The couple are obviously very sad but they realise other people are suffering much more and they are philosophical about it."

Fabulous Digital has approached Buckingham Palace for comment.

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