The story is not "breaking news". What the story on N&R tells has been commented in the Spanish press and in books for years. So, nothing new. The news is the comment by Eugenia, Duchess of Montoro, on a TV show. N&R summarises very well the story and what she told on that show. After her comments, her brother Cayetano supported her, while the rest have not made comments. Her former sister-in-law spoke to a TV gossip programme and confirmed the facts. Several articles in press and hours on TV to discuss about it. Most journalists have supported Eugenia and her comments. Only one defended Aguirre: Jaime Peñafiel.
But TV and press went forward and also commented other aspects of Jesus Aguirre, mainly his sexual life. It seems his sexual orientation was not a secret.
About Jesus and Princess Irene, it is nothing new, either. Jesus was a social climber, let's say. He was the son of a single mother, very intelligent, yes. He tried to seduce Princess Irene. It is said that King Juan Carlos told him to stay far from her. Then he got another prey, the Duchess of Alba. The marriage was a scandal, at that time.
The eldest sons of the Duchess did not "suffer" him. They were already adults when their mother married Jesus. Cayetano and Eugenia, on the contrary, were very young. So, they have different perspectives.
I hope this post has been informative. If you want some more details, just ask.
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