Picture Supply: HBO
HBO’s The Vow exposes the inside workings of the darkish world of NXIVM by shedding mild on founder Keith Raniere and former members. All through the documentary, we observe Dynasty star Catherine Oxenberg’s journey to save lots of her daughter, India, from the clutches of Raniere, however we additionally uncover Oxenberg’s shocking relation to the British royal household.
Oxenberg’s mother is Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, who simply so occurs to be second cousins with Prince Charles, making Oxenberg third cousins with Prince William and Prince Harry. “She’s very shut with Prince Charles,” Oxenberg stated about her mother’s relationship with the royal in a 2019 interview with Studio 10.
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Coincidentally, Oxenberg’s breakout position was as Princess Diana within the 1982 TV film The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana. Whereas this was an enormous second for Oxenberg and her profession, it truly ended up inflicting some rigidity between her and the royal household. On her weblog, Oxenberg said that she acquired a “extreme reprimand within the type of a letter, from the King of Greece, who felt that it was disrespectful for me to impersonate Diana.” In her 2019 interview with Studio 10, she added that she hasn’t been invited again to Buckingham Palace since then. In reality, Oxenberg’s final go to to the palace was truly proper earlier than Charles’s wedding ceremony to Diana in 1981. She additionally would not have any images with the royals on her Instagram, so it appears their relationship should be damaged.