Princess Beatrice Makes First Public Appearance since Her May Wedding Was Canceled
Princess Beatrice has made her first appearance weeks after the cancelation of her highly anticipated wedding.
Although her wedding got canceled, Princess Beatrice isn't letting that stop her from addressing the things that matter to her.
Princess Beatrice arrives at Canongate Kirk on the afternoon of the wedding of Mike Tindall and Zara Philips on July 30, 2011 | Photo: Getty Images
According to People, the 31-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, made her first appearance in a video that she posted to Twitter in honor of her patronage, the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity.
Due to the novel coronavirus concerns, invitations to the wedding had not been sent out at all.
In the clip, Beatrice is heard telling her followers that despite the current health challenge the world is facing, her patronage remained open for business. The 31-year-old also ensured that she made it known that:
"Yes, they are doing things online at the moment rather than face-to-face, but their incredible team of specialists is here to help whenever you need them."
The princess, who was set to get married at St. James's Palace in London on May 29, got diagnosed with dyslexia at age seven. According to Daily Mail, the Queen's granddaughter has been open about the reading difficulties she encountered as a child.
Princess Beatrice attends a private view for the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibition at Victoria & Albert Museum on March 12, 2015 | Photo: Getty Images
Through her written articles, the Duchess of York explained how the support of her parents and the magic behind stories helped her fall in love with reading.
Since Beatrice became the patron of the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity in 2013, she has often spoken about the help that the center offered her during her years in school.
Princess Beatrice attends day 4 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 17, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images
As regards her canceled nuptials, the site recalled that Beatrice had been excited when she got engaged to her man Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, back in September 2019. However, the wedding got canceled due to the lockdown in the U.K. brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite that hitch, a spokesperson for the couple told People that the couple had "no plans to switch venues or hold a bigger wedding.
Princess Beatrice (R) and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi seen attending Evgeny Lebedev's Christmas Party at a private North London residence on December 13, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images
They aren't even thinking about their wedding at this time." The spokesperson added that while there would be a time when they could rework their previous plans, the time wasn't now.
A source, also let the media outlet know that due to the novel coronavirus concerns, invitations to the wedding had not been sent out at all. Royal observers are anticipating what plans Beatrice and Edoardo would eventually come up with.