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

by Jeremy Spirogis
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, smiling looking off camera

Upon her 2011 breakup with Prince Harry, then-25-year outdated lingerie mannequin Florence Brudenell-Bruce proclaimed in what the Telegraph deemed ‘Garbo-like fashion’ that she meant to stay mum concerning the short-lived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

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

Before she turned concerned with Prince Harry, St. George spent two years within the public eye as she accompanied her lover, Formula One driver Jenson Button, across the race circuit. The pair met by way of mutual pals whereas she was in her ultimate yr at Bristol School. Florence continued to stay together with her dad and mom, Andrew and Sophie, all through her relationship with Button, says UK Daily Mail. The cause 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 at all times bear in mind her time with the race automotive driver as ‘wonderful and exciting,’ 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 was strutting down Formula One pit lanes and that was really fun. And though I was in front of a camera to a degree, I kept it quite minimal. But then I had another relationship. . .”

The prince and the style mannequin

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, smiling looking off camera
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex | Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images

When discussing her thrilling, albeit temporary, affair with Prince Harry, St. George defined that their quick relationship was reported on extensively by numerous media. St. George spoke extra on the publicity: ” … what it was prefer to be beneath that focus I discovered it actually terrifying …” Although some experiences say that the prince broke off the connection, the leggy blonde advised Tatler it was she who referred to as issues off. “I made a decision quite quickly that it wasn’t the right thing for me. I have utmost respect for anyone who does live in that spotlight, but it left me with a total fear of the camera.”

Because they began courting in non-public, it’s unclear when the prince, who was in coaching to develop into an Army Air Corps helicopter pilot, first met his vogue mannequin lover. It is thought, nevertheless, that in July 2011, the UK Daily Mail revealed that the queen’s grandson had been ‘secretly dating’ Florence Brudenell-Bruce for round 4 weeks.

Florence’s life post-prince

Before courting 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 wedding ceremony? If he did, it was stored fully quiet. Today, 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.

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