Talk about a royal screwup!
The British Foreign Office is red-faced and apologizing after inviting a Danish princess to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, only to rescind the invitation after realizing it was a mistake. The humiliating faux pas prompted an official mea culpa from the British Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.
“The FCDO has passed on their profound apologies to the Danish Royal Household through the Danish Embassy,” a spokesperson said.
Princess Mary had been invited Monday’s funeral and was confirmed to attend, with the Danish royals RSVPing a week ago, the Daily Mail reported.
But on Monday, the family followed up with a new statement that belied the royal indignity.
“Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince” would do their mourning back home, a