Getty Images
Getty Images

Princess Eugenie Shares Photo of Her Scar to Encourage People on Scoliosis Awareness Day

Busayo Ogunjimi
Jun 30, 2020
03:00 A.M.

Princess Eugenie took to Instagram to share a picture of her scar to encourage others with scars and to honor International Scoliosis Awareness Day.


Princess Eugenie shared a picture showing off her scar in honor of international scoliosis awareness day while encouraging others to be proud of their scars. She said:

"Today is International Scoliosis Awareness Day. I just wanted to share my scar and encourage anyone out there who's gone through something similar to share theirs with me."

Princess Eugenie of York and Queen Elizabeth II attend Royal Ascot on June 18, 2013. | Photo: Getty Images

Princess Eugenie of York and Queen Elizabeth II attend Royal Ascot on June 18, 2013. | Photo: Getty Images


The royal revealed that she wanted others to be proud of their scars and was willing to repost and share pictures of those who sent her images of their scars.

Fans of Princess Eugenie took to the comments section to thank her for being open with her scars. Some stated that her openness has helped them overcome their own fear of displaying their scars. A fan said:

"How brilliant to have someone like you sharing their experience with Scoliosis. There's always strength in knowing you're not alone.?."


In the picture, Princess Eugenie could be seen wearing a black lowcut dress with her ginger hair pulled back in a messy ponytail. Her scar stood out nicely and ran down the length of her spine.

The couple had a first-hand experience with the virus.

This is not the first time Princess Eugenie is talking about her scars and her journey with Scoliosis. In 2018, she shared her X-ray picture that showed the eight-inch rods and 1.5-inch screws doctors inserted into her back when she was 12.


She also thanked the staff of The Royal National Orthopedic Hospital, who had performed the eight-hour-long surgery on her and how their dedication to saving lives has helped give her a better chance.

Princess Eugenie has always been proud of her scars, and on her wedding to Jack Brooksbank in 2018, she opted to wear a low back gown without a veil to show off her scars and get rid of the taboo associated with it.


In a chat with People, Princess Eugenie revealed that her decision to show her scar on her wedding day helped her communicate with many people, especially girls who were going through the same thing.

During the COVID-19 lockdown, Eugenie and her husband, Jack, volunteered at the Salvation Army and helped pack food for those in need.

Aside from volunteering to ease the pandemic's effect, the couple had a first-hand experience with the virus when Jack's father George Brooksbank was hospitalized after becoming infected with COVID-19 sometime in March.

Although he was placed on a ventilator for five weeks at the Chelsea and Westminister Hospital in London and he had to undergo a tracheotomy, sources close to the family revealed that he is doing better and his health had stabilized.

Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy

We at news.AmoMama.com do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDС, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated.Take care!

Related posts

How Did Tina Fey Get Her Scar? The Comedian Suffered a Disturbing Attack as a Kid

May 18, 2022

Sarah Ferguson Was 'Disillusioned' after Being Refused Permission to Live with Andrew in Married Quarters

May 16, 2022

Prince Andrew & Ex May Be Evicted from Royal Lodge as It Is an Option for William & Kate's New Home, Sources Claim

May 09, 2022

Prince Andrew Missed Granddaughter's First Weeks While Staying at 50,000-Acre Estate amid Legal Battle

May 15, 2022

Kate Middleton Faces 'Painful Dilemma' as Her Kids Can Not Dream to Be a 'Pilot' Like Harry's Son

May 20, 2022

Harry Revealed Pregnant Meghan Wanted to End Her Life ⁠— She Lived So He Would Not Lose Another Loved One

April 19, 2022

Meghan Markle's Request for Specialist's Help Was Rejected by Palace — 7 Royals Got Therapy

May 13, 2022

Rich Man Shelters Old Lady with Baby in Her Arms, Gets Emotional When He Recognizes Her Pendant — Story of the Day

February 08, 2022

Sarah Ferguson Says Princess Diana Would Have Been Proud of Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton

April 25, 2022

Mom Is Told to Give Up Daughter with Down Syndrome — She Becomes a Famous Star Years Later

May 16, 2022

Woman Meets Daughter’s Fiancé and Recognizes Nephew Who Disappeared 17 Years Ago – Story of the Day

February 28, 2022

Charles ‘Declared Love’ to Camilla Before He Met Diana – She Encouraged ‘Exhausted’ Prince to Marry Diana

March 28, 2022

Woman Finds Love of Her Life at 49, Gives Him Permission to Leave Her after Getting Cancer Diagnosis

April 29, 2022

Annette Funicello Met 2nd Husband at 16 - He Saved Her Life & Became Her Full-Time Caregiver

April 01, 2022