Picture Supply: HBO
HBO’s The Vow exposes the internal workings of the darkish world of NXIVM by shedding mild on founder Keith Raniere and former members. All through the documentary, we comply with 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.
Coincidentally, Oxenberg’s breakout function 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 really ended up inflicting some pressure between her and the royal household. On her weblog, Oxenberg acknowledged that she obtained a “severe 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 actual fact, Oxenberg’s final go to to the palace was really proper earlier than Charles’s marriage ceremony to Diana in 1981. She additionally does not have any photos with the royals on her Instagram, so it appears their relationship should still be damaged.