Die Ehe zerbrach ebenfalls und Maha Vajiralongkorn ließ sie daraufhin für nichtig erklären. "She is also not content with the title bestowed upon her, doing everything to rise to the level of the queen," the official palace statement said. Thailand's palace website crashed on Monday after it released unprecedented pictures of the Mr Pavin said the public demotion of the royal consort was part of the King's consolidation of power. THAILAND'S eccentric king has reportedly pardoned his bodyguard ex-lover, released her from prison and flown her to join his harem of 20 girlfriends at a luxury hotel. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. Thai king strips consort of titles for 'disloyalty', Thai palace shares unusually candid images of kingâ s consort, US election hinges on four battleground states. Is the ban on Australian coal to blame? A prominent critic of the Thai monarchy has voiced concerns for the wellbeing of the recently demoted royal consort, who was described in a palace statement this week as "scheming" and "ungrateful". Sineenat was born on 26 January 1985, to the Ounprom family, Wirat (father) and Pranee (mother). Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn's royal consort, 34-year-old Major-General Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, has been dismissed for being ungrateful to the king. and has been significant in political repression and ensuring Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha’s regime remained in office. Former royal bodyguard and army nurse Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi was dismissed from the rank of Chao Khun Phra, or noble consort, and accused of "disloyalty to the king". In 1946, the 20-year-old King Ananda Mahidol, Rama VIII, was shot dead by his brother Bhumibol in the Grand Palace in Bangkok, probably by accident. "This seemingly personal event is profoundly political.". Ms. Sineenat’s actions “caused the royal household staff to be discordant,” the official statement said. He spends much of his time in Germany but has made several decisive changes, taking direct control of the Crown Property Bureau and two key military units near Bangkok. Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi’s very public dressing down comes months after being named official “consort". Then, in September, she was reinstated and declared “untainted”. The alleged second woman in King Maha's life, Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi was first seen with the monarch strolling around a shopping centre in Munich, during July last year. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. King Vajiralongkorn — who studied at Sydney's King's College and at Duntroon military academy — is yet to gain the same popularity as his father. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. On the king's 67th birthday in July, he bestowed Sineenat with the title of "Chao Khun Phra" (Royal Noble Consort), making her the first woman in nearly a century to receive the epithet. Erhalte sofort alle Neuigkeiten zu deinen Stars, indem du ihnen folgst! Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi was appointed as the King's official consort in July, the first such appointment in a century. Sineenat, Royal Consort. During the service Sineenat lay on the floor to remain lower than the King's feet, in accordance Thai royal tradition. Sineenat had been feared by some to be dead after the falling out with Rama X, and had been accused of trying to "rise to the level of the queen". Mr Pavin told the ABC the King's second wife fled to the United States, with the couple's four sons, who were subsequently disowned. Rama X got married last year to Queen Suthida, his fourth wife, who had been a Thai Airways stewardess, just months before he anointed Sineenat his concubine. Bhumibol promoted frugality, personal reserve, and traditional monogamy. The BBC Thailand published an article on October 21st 2019. Since 2006, when the dead king activated the judiciary into public judicial activism, the courts have been loyal allies of coup-makers, generals and the right and royalists. The Thai royal court has been consumed by scandal this week. On his birthday in 2019, Vajiralongkorn appointed Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi his “royal noble consort.” Japanese police have not notified him of any progress in the case. "Others give in to the king's pressure to join over fear of the consequences if they refuse.". The bodies of two Thai men who disappeared from Laos were found in December in the Mekong River with their faces disfigured and their stomachs filled with concrete. German newspaper Bild reports the Thai royal has released his former royal bodyguard and consort Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, 35, after imprisoning her when the couple fell out. 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