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An untelevised event in the early summer: What we know about Princess Beatrice's wedding.

Next year, Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Princess Beatrice will marry her fiance, multi-millionaire and property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

However, unlike the wedding of her younger sister, Princess Eugenie (who married Jack Brooksbank on October 12, 2018 ) the lead up to this royal wedding has been a period of scandal and secrecy for the monarchy.

Princess Beatrice’s father, Prince Andrew, has been embroiled in controversy in the wake of his ‘disaster’ BBC Newsnight interview in November this year.

In his appearance on the current affairs program last month, the Duke of York denied allegations that he had sex with a then-17-year-old named Virginia Giuffre in 2001, and defended his friendship with late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The scandal has largely been labelled a ‘PR disaster’ for the British Royal Family and has seen Prince Andrew, the Queen’s son, step down from his official royal duties.

Watch: Prince Andrew’s message for his accuser. Post continues below. 

Video by BBC

So as Prince Andrew’s daughter’s wedding date nears closer, the details around the typically high-profile affair remain sparse.

Here’s what we know about Princess Beatrice’s wedding.

Princess Beatrice’s wedding date.

The official date of Princess Beatrice’s wedding has not yet been released, however, it is confirmed the ceremony will be in 2020.

It’s understood the Queen has recently approved the wedding date and the royal couple will announce it in January.

“The date has been described as ‘early summer’, just before the summer social season kicks off,” a source told Mail on Sunday, adding that a venue is yet to be settled on. For the UK, early Summer is June.

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Princess Eugenie, Beatrice's younger sister, on her wedding in October 2018. Image: Getty.
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How has Princess Beatrice's wedding been impacted by the controversy surrounding Prince Andrew?

Princess Beatrice reportedly helped set up the BBC interview for her father and was supportive of him speaking to 'set the record state'.

According to Daily MailBeatrice sat alongside Prince Andrew at a meeting with the BBC Newsnight team just three days before filming, as they finalised what would be discussed during the lengthy televised chat.

But she was left distraught by the reaction to the interview and was in tears after it aired.

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Princess Beatrice with her fiancee, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Image: Instagram.

Days after the interview, Beatrice's fiance's 36th birthday celebrations at Mayfair nightclub were affected, with a member of the Princess's circle telling the Mail it was a "solemn and awkward affair".

The publication added that Beatrice has changed the date of her engagement party "because of fears there will be too many photographers outside – looking for him".

As for the actual wedding, it's understood the planned carriage processions and live TV coverage have both been scrapped, with the Princess now trying to downplay the event.

It is still unclear whether Prince Andrew will walk his first daughter down the aisle, as he did for Princess Eugenie.

Princess Beatrice's wedding guest list.

The guest list for the third British royal wedding in two years is not yet known. But based off who Princess Beatrice is friends with, fans can expect high-profile celebrities Ellie Goulding and James Blunt to be in attendance - both of whom attended Princess Eugenie's wedding.

Other celebrities who attended her sister's wedding include Cara Delevingne, Robbie Williams, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss.


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