King’s Sister Announces Separation

King Felipe’s sister, Infanta Cristina, said she was suspending marital relations with her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, media outlets reported today.

Infanta Cristina stuck by her husband through a corruption trial and conviction, which sent him to jail for several years. He was recently photographed holding hands with another woman.

Infanta Cristina and Urdangarin married in 1997 in Barcelona.

King Felipe’s other sister, Infanta Elana, is divorced from her husband, Jaime de Marichalar.

Infanta Cristina and Urdangarin have four children together. They lost their ducal titles during his corruption scandal.

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