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Princess Tatiana of Greece: ‘Being a Princess is not about acting like one'

October 27, 2015
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Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark usually likes to keep a low-profile, butthe 35-year-old beauty, who formerly worked in PR for Diane von Furstenberg, has just given an interview where she talks about something we'd all like to know: what is it really like to be a princess?

"Once in a while I'll put on a ball gown and a tiara, but apart from that my life is very simple," she said in a new interview

While speaking to the Globe and Mail about her new endeavor that supports Greek fashion andlifestyle boutiques, Princess Tatiana, who married Prince Nikolaos of Greece in 2010, said: “The irony is that prior tomarrying my husband, I felt that I had to behave like a princess, and dresslike a princess, and wear tiaras and tights and beige pumps. And I sort ofacted like a princess!”

Venezuela-born Tatiana, who formerly worked in PR for designer Diane von Furstenberg, married Prince Nikolaos of Greece in 2010

However,Tatiana reveals the reality is far from what many imagine. “Now I just happento be married to a prince. I lead a very, very normal life. I’m very active,very sporty. I have a daily routine like everyone else. Once in a while I’llput on a ball gown and tiara. But apart from that, my life is very simple, butstill very exciting. I think that the irony is that after marrying a prince, I realizedthat it’s not about acting like a princess, it’s just being who you are.”

"The irony is that prior tomarrying my husband, I felt that I had to behave like a princess," she said

Discussingher community spirit the Venezuelan-born princess said she is excited aboutworking alongside local artists with her company TRIA ETC and that she is awareof her “sizeable social responsibility”.

“I was acharity representative in high school, I studied sociology at Georgetown, I didquite a lot of social work," she said. "Community service has always been something veryclose to my heart.” In fact, her dedication to philanthropy is part of her before and after. “I think that marrying Nikolaos made itgrow in me. And now I have found an outlet.”

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