Spain´s royal household have been rocked by allegations from Queen Leticia’s former brother-in-law that he had an affair together with her throughout the early years of her marriage to king Felipe VI, in a put up made by him on X (previously Twitter), which was later deleted.
The declare made by Jaime del Burgo, a longtime buddy of Leticia who went on to marry her sister, Telma Ortiz, from 2012 to 2014, alleged that he was in a romantic relationship with the queen earlier than she was married in 2004 and at one other level after her marriage ceremony.
The claims have obtained widespread protection together with in Britain´s Each day Mail which printed the article at the moment stating that del Burgo stated he was going to suggest to Leticia however desisted when she advised him about her relationship with the longer term king.
In response to the Mail article ” the previous king, Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia weren’t thrilled by the prospect of their son marrying Letizia and the late king is quoted as saying: ‘You’re going to destroy the monarchy.’
Del Burgo shared a picture of Letizia on X during which she is visibly pregnant (her daughters have been born in 2005 and 2007), claiming that Leticia despatched him the photograph whereas they have been having an affair with the message: ‘Love. I’m carrying your pashmina. It’s like feeling you by my facet. It takes care of me. Protects me. I’m counting the hours till we see one another once more, love you, get out of right here. Yours.’
He later deleted the messages and all of the content material from his X account, though his profile continues to be seen.
Del Burgo describes himself on his web site ass ‘an entrepreneur and personal investor residing along with his spouse and daughters within the UK”.
Hypothesis over Leticia’s relationship with del Burgo additionally emerged after the 53-year-old businessman was interviewed by the creator of a brand new e-book about his relationship with the royal.
Within the e-book Letizia and I, by veteran Spanish journalist Jaime Peñafiel, del Burgo claimed that Letizia advised him that she beloved him as they lay in hammocks by the pool at her and Felipe’s royal residence, La Zarzuela.