Royal heartbreak. 

After 24 years of marriage, Princess Cristina of Spain and her husband Inaki Urdangarin are splitting up. The previous couple introduced their breakup in a joint assertion to Spanish state-owned newswire EFE on Jan. 24.

“By mutual settlement we’ve got determined to interrupt off our marriage,” learn the assertion, per a translation service. “Our dedication to our kids stays intact. Since it is a non-public determination we ask the utmost respect of all these round us.”

Inaki and Cristina, who has been residing in Switzerland, share 4 youngsters: Juan, 22, Pablo, 21, Miguel, 19 and Irene, 16.

Whereas the breakup assertion sounded cordial, the cut up is not with out drama. Per week earlier than the announcement, Spanish tabloid Lecturas revealed images of Inaki, 54, holding palms with one other lady throughout a go to to southern France, as seen in The Every day Mail. The thriller lady was later recognized as Ainhoa Armentia, 43, a Spanish accounting analyst, based on The Instances.