Prince Harry’s Ex-Girlfriend Opens Up About the ‘Terrifying’ Press While Dating the Duke of Sussex


Upon her 2011 breakup with Prince Harry, then-25-year outdated lingerie mannequin Florence Brudenell-Bruce proclaimed in what the Telegraph deemed ‘Garbo-like trend’ that she meant to stay mum about the short-lived summer romance. Now 34, Prince Harry‘s ex is opening up about her relationship with the younger royal, going as far as to say she discovered the press ‘terrifying’ throughout her time within the public eye.

Now fortunately married, St. George talks candidly about her previous public relationships

Earlier than she grew to become concerned with Prince Harry, St. George spent two years within the public eye as she accompanied her lover, Method One driver Jenson Button, across the race circuit. The pair met through mutual mates whereas she was in her last 12 months at Bristol Faculty. Florence continued to reside together with her dad and mom, Andrew and Sophie, all through her relationship with Button, says UK Day by day Mail. The explanation she stayed within the household residence, she defined, wasn’t for the comfort of getting her mum do her laundry, however as a result of she genuinely loved their firm.

On the verge of her breakup with Button, St. George mentioned that though she’ll all the time keep in mind her time with the race automobile driver as ‘fantastic and thrilling,’ she received’t in any respect miss the fixed noise and pleasure of the F1 race circuit. Of that long-ago interval of her life, she famous: “I used to be strutting down Method One pit lanes and that was actually enjoyable. And although I used to be in entrance of a digital camera to a level, I stored it fairly minimal. However then I had one other relationship. . .”

The prince and the style mannequin

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When discussing her thrilling, albeit temporary, affair with Prince Harry, St. George defined that their brief relationship was reported on extensively by varied media. St. George spoke extra on the publicity: ” … what it was prefer to be beneath that focus I discovered it actually terrifying …” Though some experiences say that the prince broke off the connection, the leggy blonde informed Tatler it was she who called things off. “I decided fairly rapidly that it wasn’t the proper factor for me. I’ve utmost respect for anybody who does reside in that highlight, nevertheless it left me with a complete worry of the digital camera.”

As a result of they began relationship in personal, it’s unclear when the prince, who was in coaching to turn out to be an Military Air Corps helicopter pilot, first met his trend mannequin lover. It’s identified, nevertheless, that in July 2011, the UK Day by day Mail revealed that the queen’s grandson had been ‘secretly relationship’ Florence Brudenell-Bruce for round 4 weeks.

Florence’s life post-prince

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Earlier than relationship the prince, Florence was romantically linked with the person to whom she is now married. His title is Henry St. George, and he’s the vp of the Grand Bahama Port Authority.

Did the prince attend their July 2013 marriage ceremony? If he did, it was stored utterly quiet. Immediately, the St. Georges are the proud dad and mom of two youngsters, Iris and Jimmy, and break up their time between houses within the Bahamas and London.