Princess Mary and Prince Frederik put on united front after affair claims: 'Poor Mary'

"Where is Genoveva?" one cheeky fan asked.

Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik have put on a united front in a new Instagram video, showing the pair and their children decorating their Christmas tree, following the shocking claims he cheated on her with Mexican socialite Genoveva Casanova.

Interestingly, the song Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, which famously features the lyrics, "He’s going to find out who’s naughty and nice," plays as the family decorates, with many fans pointing out that it was a rather odd song choice given the affair allegations.

Princess Mary and Prince Frederik decorate Christmas tree
Princess Mary and Prince Frederik have put on a united front in a new Christmas video following the shock claims he cheated on her. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus

The royals initially remained tightlipped after Spanish magazine Lecturas first claimed Frederick was cosying up to Genoveva. Last month, however, they told Danish publication B.T they "do not comment on rumours or insinuations".

While fans have believed Mary looks 'uncomfortable' with Frederik during recent public engagements, the couple appeared to be in good spirits with their children, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine.


"Christmas greetings from the Crown Prince family, who recently decorated the family Christmas tree in the Hall of Knights in Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg," the caption says.

Fans of the Danish royal couple took to the comment section to share their thoughts on the video, with one user writing, "Song choice couldn't be better, love the lyrics: 'He is going to find out who is not being nice, you better watch out, he knows who is bad...Santa Claus is coming' hahaha!"

"Where is Genoveva?" another questioned.

"Very appropriate music choice," a third said.

"Is the choice of song ironic?" someone else asked.

"Poor Mary I've always admired her for her elegance and upbringing, it seems she's an excellent mum, she doesn't deserve what the prince did to her what a disappointment," one user added.

Others shared their love of the royals, with one user writing, "How wonderful to see this! The tree is beautifully decorated now!"

"How wonderful it is to see how you are together," another said.

"So beautiful, both the tree and our wonderful royal family," a third added.

What happened between Frederik and Genoveva?

Princess Mary with husband Prince Frederik
Princess Mary appeared 'uncomfortable' with husband Prince Frederik in their first engagement as a couple after rumours he cheated on her. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus

Lecturas published photos last month showing Frederik and Genoveva attending a Pablo Picasso exhibition in Madrid in October, claiming the pair to be romantically linked.

Genoveva has slammed any reports of a romantic connection between herself and Frederik, telling Hola! she 'categorically' denies any suggestion that she and Frederik are romantically involved, saying the rumours are "malicious" and untrue. She also said that she is looking to take legal action.

Lecturas claims Frederik and Genoveva went to her apartment building separately, both emerging separately two hours later before getting into the same car. The pair had changed into evening wear during their time in the building.

Genoveva Casanova
Genoveva Casanova issued as statement, slamming any reports she and Frederik are having an affair. Photo: Getty

They then drove to the Spanish restaurant El Corral de la Moreria to watch flamenco dancers. The performance ended at midnight, but Frederik and Genoveva stayed until 1 a.m.

The pair left in the same car, with the Crown Prince flying home to Denmark the following morning.

Genoveva's full statement reads: "I categorically deny the statements that suggest a romantic relationship between Prince Frederick and me.


"Any statement of this type not only completely lacks the truth but also misrepresents the facts in a malicious manner.

"This is already in the hands of my lawyers, who will take care of the pertinent steps to protect my right to honor, truth and privacy."

Hola! reports Frederik visited Spain to enjoy art exhibitions, watch flamenco dancers and visit new restaurants.

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