They Met in School: Reactions As Princess Forsakes Inheritance Worth Billions of Naira to Marry 'Commoner'

They Met in School: Reactions As Princess Forsakes Inheritance Worth Billions of Naira to Marry 'Commoner'

  • The story of a Japanese princess set to marry someone who is not from a royal family has caused massive reactions on social media
  • With the princess' move, she will be losing all the privileges that come with royalty, forgoing all her inheritance
  • Many people who reacted to the video has said that their love story seems like a fairytale that happened in real life

The wedding between Japanese Princess Mako and a commoner, Kei Komuro, will be taking place in October 2021, Aljazeera has reported.

It should be noted that the couple went viral days ago after their relationship became public knowledge.

Princess Mako and a commoner, Kei Komuro
Many people have commended their love life. Photo source: Jean Catuffe, Kyodo News Stills, Carl Court
Source: Getty Images

She gave up her royalty

To marry the man that has been tagged a “commoner”, the lady will be giving up her royal status and inheritances worth billions.

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In a video shared by Aljazeera, the couple met each other in 2012. Komuro who is a lawyer is said to be a very controversial figure in the US.

How they planned to marry

The couple’s plan to marry in 2018 was put off after reports said that the man’s family was facing financial difficulty.

Though the Japanese strips a woman of her royalty when she marries a commoner, the same does not apply to men. Not having enough males in the family has been stirring a succession crisis.

Watch the video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

inakablues said:

"Good for her... get out while you can!"

surmeydee said:

" a wins."

tayatanzy said:

"So we have 2 Princesses in America."

marilyne_13 said:

"This warmed up my heart, puzzled me and humoured me all at once. They were bothered by a ponytail .. that’s funny."

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deedeedevereaux said:

"Welcome to the states, Princess. Where women do whatever the hell we want (just avoid Texas)."

She married her interviewer

Meanwhile, earlier reported that when Jacqueline Uko-Okonji came in for an interview, she didn't know she would marry her interviewer barely three years later.

Okonji said she reconnected with her friend who worked in Human Resources in a certain company.

In her narration on LinkedIn, the beautiful woman said her friend then mentioned a vacancy in the finance department.

She was invited for an interview. Okonji could not get her mind off the quiet gentleman at the interview. Two weeks later, she received an offer letter and started her job. Soon after, she and her interviewer started a friendship that blossomed into a beautiful relationship.


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