Former flight attendant turned royal protector is reputation Queen Suthida days before his own coronation
Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has married the deputy head of his personal security detail in a bombshell marriage and generated her the designation Queen Suthida, just days before his official coronation.
The announcement of the unexpected ceremony, just three days before the long-awaited coronation, was constructed in the imperial gazette and footage from Wednesday’s wedding ceremony was later shown on the nightly royal news segment aired on all Thai television channels.
Vajiralongkorn, 66, also known by the title King Rama X, became constitutional ruler after the death of his reverenced parent, King Bhumibol Adulyadej,in October 2016, after 70 times on the throne.
He was due to be officially crowned in elaborated Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies that will take place over three days this weekend, finishing with a procession through Bangkok.
Thailand has been a constitutional empire since 1932 but the royal family still accommodates gigantic love, power and capital in Thailand, with the king reviewed and considered the spiritual protector of the people. The prince is also insulated from disapproval by some of the strictest lese majeste constitutions in the world.