Princess Stephanie of Monaco's Son Is Expecting a Baby — and Shares the News with Help from His Dog!

Princess Stephanie of Monaco's son announces he is having a baby
Stéphane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Louis and Marie Ducruet
The Royal Family of Monaco is getting another member!
Louis Ducruet - the son of Monaco's Princess Stéphanie and grandson of Princess Grace (former American actress Grace Kelly) - and his wife Marie Chevallier are expecting their first child. They shared the news on Wednesday with a sweet Instagram post, using their dog's bandana - which read: 'big brother soon' - to share the exciting news.
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"An adventure is about to begin," they captioned the snap.
The pup, named Pancake, has accompanied Marie and Louis on many adventures that are documented on their Instagram pages. Marie wrote in 2019 in honor of her pet: "Since the first day we met and spent the day on the train to bring this little boy home from Paris to Monaco, we knew our lives will never be the same." . This boy has brought us so much happiness and we can't wait to spend so many more years with him ❤️ We love you mom & dad."
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Louis and Marie have been college sweethearts since they met at a Cannes nightclub in 2011 and discovered they were classmates at a nearby business college. Both have described it as "love at first sight".
Louis and Marie, both 29, married in July 2019. They had a civil ceremony followed by a religious ceremony the next day at the Principality's Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculata, where the historic wedding of Louis' grandparents - Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier II - took place. took place in 1956.
"I was really attached to my grandfather," Louis said, explaining the couple's choice of location. "And I wanted him to be here with me. At some point he will be present at the wedding in the cathedral. That's why we decided to do it and Marie supported me in that decision, even though the place is big and there's a protocol, but that's the only way my grandfather can be with us."
Princess Stephanie of Monaco's son announces he is having a baby
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Louis and Marie joined the rest of the Monaco royal family for the National Day celebrations over the weekend. Marie wore a pink jacket over a dress with a statement headband for the occasion.
Louis Ducruet
Monegasque king
Grace Kelly
American actress and consort of the Princess of Monaco (1929–1982)

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