“They were very flirty with one another,” said one onlooker. “The woman loved the attention Jack was giving her and was constantly laughing at his jokes.”
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While the encounter was innocent, Jack’s antics come at an awkward time for his wife, who is dealing with rising tensions between the royal and her sister, Princess Beatrice. Royal experts say a predicted pregnancy announcement from Princess Eugenie is imminent, following her wedding to Jack last year.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that sister Beatrice may have to delay her nuptials to her property tycoon beau Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi until after Eugenie has given birth.
Sources close to Beatrice and Mozzi say wedding bells are coming after they met at Beatrice and Jack’s wedding.
A source told The Sun: “Beatrice and Edo have the same circle of friends and were introduced through a mutual chum. They hit it off instantly and have a real laugh together.
“They’ve been on holiday together and Beatrice introduced him to Fergie and her dad.
“Things are moving very quickly and it wouldn’t surprise anyone if they got engaged within a short period of time.”
However, news of a wedding may need to be postponed, with Express.co.uk reporting that making two big royal announcements is a no-no and it stems from “when the Queen was pregnant with Prince Andrew.”
Princess Margaret was reportedly forced to delay announcing her engagement to Anthony Armstrong Jones until after Prince Andrew was born.
Now Eugenie has plenty of drama on her plate, when she should just be enjoying newlywed bliss.