'It is with great sorrow that the Queen and I have received the message of Ari Behns passing'.
so begins the Norwegian king, Harald, a press release about Ari Behn, the former prinsessegemal. He took his own life on christmas day, inform the family to the Norwegian tv-station NRK.
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'Ari was an important part of our family for many years, and we take heating, good memories with us. We are grateful that we were allowed to get to know him,' says the official statement.
Ari Behn published last year a book in which he brutally described how he had it on the inside. Photo: SplashNews.com/Ritzau Scanpix
the king and queen also take care of their three grandchildren, Emma Tallulah, Leah Isadora and Maud Angelica, who have lost their father.
'We mourn, to our grandchildren, now have lost their beloved father', said the king.
Kronprinseparret, crown prince Håkon and crown princess Mette-Marit, also put the words in their relation to Ari Behn.
'For us was Ari a good friend, a beloved family member and a great uncle, as we shared many of life's little and big moments with.'
'It is with great sadness we received the message about his passing. We were all very happy for Ari', says the press release.
Ari Behn, along with his his then wife, the king, the queen, and his own parents. Photo: Tim Rooke/Shutterstock
Ari Behn were married to the Norwegian princess Märtha Louise in 2002. They divorced in the year 2016.
He was both the author and the artist, and he made his debut in 1999 with a collection.
Last year, he released a book, 'Inferno', where he brutally described how he had it on the inside, he has himself explained.
Ari Behn have been married to the Norwegian 'angels'-princess Märtha Louise.
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