Princess Martha Louise of Norway separates
Princess Martha Louise of Norway is separating from her husband. Ari Behn
(photo Royal Court of Norway/ Catherine Wessel)
Princess Martha Louise of Norway and her husband. Ari Behn, have separated. The Royal Court of Norway announced that the couple, who have three daughters, had parted with statements from the princess and her parents.
In her statement, Princess Martha Louise said that 'life does not go smoothly' adding that while the marriage was over, the 'remain together in parenthood'. The princess said it was 'unspeakably sad' to discover that the 'road ahead does not go together in the way it used to'. Martha Louise also said that the couple had tried everything to keep their marriage going and added that she and her husband felt guilty for not being able to 'create the safe harbour..our children deserve;. She ended by asking for peace to get through the difficult times.
King Harald and Queen Sonja also made a statement in which they said that the end of a marriage affected many and it was painful and sad for those watching on. The King and Queen of Norway said they were grateful for all that they had experienced together as a family and said they wanted a good relationship with Ari Behn in the future.