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Princess hit by relationship rumours

Princess hit by relationship rumours

Published: 21 Apr 2010 14:38 GMT+02:00
Updated: 21 Apr 2010 14:38 GMT+02:00

Tora Uppstrøm Berg told high circulation Norwegian celebrity watcher magazine Se Og Hør that she and Bergström spent an amorous night together at a hotel in the Swedish ski resort Åre last April.

"I had an affair with Madde's fiancé last year. We were intimate," Uppstrøm Berg told the magazine.

The 21-year-old said she had felt compelled to speak out about the incident on hearing that Queen Silvia had announced the postponement of Princess Madeleine's wedding.

Uppstrøm Berg, who is currently studying photography in England, claimed not to have known at the time that she was sharing a hotel room with Princess Madeleine's husband-to-be.

"Had I known he had a girlfriend I never would have done anything," she said.

"I feel sorry for Madeleine that her man is unfaithful and I can only say I'm pleased that Queen Silvia has now confirmed that the wedding has been postponed."

Uppstrøm Berg said she met Bergström at a nightclub in Åre, where he was attending a friend's stag night.

"We had an affair at the hotel. He accompanied me home in a taxi at around four in the morning," she said.

Princess Madeleine, 27, and Jonas Bergström, 31, announced their engagement in August last year. The announcement that Madeleine was due to follow Victoria down the aisle took many royal watchers in Sweden by surprise, coming so soon after her big sister's announcement.

Last week, Queen Silvia announced that her youngest daughter would not be tying the knot later this year as previously planned. News of the postponement came amid widespread Swedish media reports that the couple were going through a rough patch in their relationship.

Princess Madeleine and Jonas Bergström, who is a lawyer from the exclusive Stockholm suburb of Djursholm, have been together for eight years.

The Royal Court said on Wednesday that the pair remained an item, while refusing to comment on Uppstrøm Berg's claims.

Paul O'Mahony (paul.omahony@thelocal.se)

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15:34 April 21, 2010 by texasgubbar
Last time I saw a face like that it had a hook in it.
15:50 April 21, 2010 by Hurly
Doesn't look at all like it is the same person that is pictured on Aftonbladet (even though it is the same person).
16:01 April 21, 2010 by Alannah
What is she trying to achieve coming out with this now. What a cow!
16:22 April 21, 2010 by misssh
dam he must have been drunk if she is for real....

unless he likes women that resemble a pink farm animals with a curl in its tail
17:06 April 21, 2010 by G Kin
hahaha

He was just a guy that wanted to have fun in the spear of the minute perhaps. It wasn't a relationship.

Just show how hard it is to be a Royalty. Quite a challenge for the liberal swedish mentality.
17:39 April 21, 2010 by calebian22
A philandering royal? Who could believe this could happen? ;-)
00:02 April 22, 2010 by skatsouf
that's not news....or?
00:03 April 22, 2010 by DAVID T
She's a 2 bagger for sure - he must have been ratarsed
00:25 April 22, 2010 by greyhound1898@sbcglobal.net
Well thats testatron for you
00:27 April 22, 2010 by cbeynch
This is so predictable and was bound to happpen. Some cheap, tawdry, slut is coming foooooorward pretending she was bedded by the groom. There are only two possible explanations: 1) She is lying through her teeth and is looking for her 15 minues of fame; 2) She was dispatched by anti-royalist socialists, who will do anything to to try to sink the Swedish kingdom. Let's not waste any more time on this piece of norwegian trash!
01:18 April 22, 2010 by cloud&rain
The affair must have been taken place during Halloween celebrations. And the poor prince would have thought that the princess is wearing this Halloween mask.
02:22 April 22, 2010 by repat_xpat
But have you seen the chin on the princess? With a chin like that even this yedda is attractive.
03:29 April 22, 2010 by Davey-jo
"A 21-year-old Norwegian handball star" apparently she does more than hands balls.
05:58 April 22, 2010 by texasgubbar
She must be the goal keeper
06:26 April 22, 2010 by silly t
hahaha..that the prince in waiting must have been drunk? that could be true...from my experience every drunk swede is a freak...get a swedish girl drunk and you can imagine.even foreigners know this.90% of swedish girls are laid when drunk...what uselessness...
07:43 April 22, 2010 by izbz
Maybe Jonas was too drunk to really have a good look at her. She sure is urgggg! Jonas must have woke up in the morning and ask 'Who the f#¤K is Alice? Or did he cover the face and attack the base?
09:52 April 22, 2010 by hpunlimited
He could atleast had the decency to drive "Swedish", sleeping with the norwegian is treason!
10:58 April 22, 2010 by Rebel
She looks better than the Swedish crown princess.
13:36 April 22, 2010 by Authentica
That creature on the photo is O-glay !
13:56 April 22, 2010 by EtoileBrilliant
If my dog looked like her, I'd shave its ass and teach it to walk backwards. If Vinge were a public company I'd short its stock. What an idiot this Jonas is!!!
14:41 April 22, 2010 by amirhosein
I'm sure you could find a better picture of her, looking like her real self.

How would you like that, if it was done to yourselves?
15:50 April 22, 2010 by Kooritze
Blinkin heck!.......She,s no oil painting thats for sure!
11:02 April 23, 2010 by alecLoTh
Unflattering photography :D
11:56 April 23, 2010 by NickM
She looks like she could eat that gold medal like a piece of candy. Shame on you Prince charming.
12:36 April 23, 2010 by farnoxo
I wouldn't get those teeth anywhere near my nether regions!
13:24 April 23, 2010 by Stephansteyn
Seems she is jealous of the Princess, another money making idea of the handball player??
14:13 April 24, 2010 by dsc
who said Swedes are all beautiful?
18:23 May 7, 2010 by munched
She has what's called a "Butter Face" as in "Nice body, but her face.." Ugly girls will always rat you out for the creds.
19:48 October 14, 2012 by Helge Krupski
Open Information for prosecutors and police in Sweden about Princess Madeleine (read in "My Notes") - www.facebook.com/Helge.Kroupski

Open letter to The Royal Court of Sweden about Princess Madeleine (read in "My Notes") - www.facebook.com/Helge.Kroupski
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