To most Greeks – nationals of a republic – the name ‘Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark’ means nothing. However royal watchers, especially British ones, are pointing to the cancellation of her wedding which was to have taken place this month on the Greek island of Spetses as yet another royal wedding marred by COVID-19.
A ‘palace’ communication officer confirmed to the tabloids that the wedding “has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and we do not have a new date at this time. However, we are analyzing the situation in detail to see when the wedding could take place.”
Had the Greek monarchy not been formally abolished in 1974, Theodora would have been a ‘princess’. She continues to introduce herself with that title. Raised in England, she headed to the United States to pursue an acting career and appears in credits as Theodora Greece when she portrays Alison Montgomery in ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’.
She gushed about her new fiance, Los Angeles-based attorney Matthew Kumar, on Instagram in November 2018.
“Words can’t express our happiness and excitement,” she captioned the post. “I can’t wait to marry this wonderful man. I love you Matt.”