Princess Charlene’s brother ties the knot
Sean Wittstock (29), younger brother of Her ...show more
23 June 2013 | Clyde Meela
Princess Charlene arrived over the weekend especially for the wedding of her younger brother and Chantell from Boksburg.
Other distinguished guests of honour who were at the wedding were King Leruo Molotlegi of Mafokeng, billionaire business man Patrice Motsepe, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development Jeff Radebe, his wife Bridgette Radebe, The council of Monaco's Francis Kasasa, the COO of Peermont Gaming and Emperors Palace, Bob Yearham and over 22 guests from Monaco and Sean’s family from Australia together with everyone’s friends and family from South Africa.
The couple chose this particular wedding venue because of its unique character and because it has all the qualities that they both love and share.
The two dated for a one-and-a-half years and then were engaged for one and a half years.
Sean proposed to her – back stage at the Amberto Tozzi’s concert, in Italy, just a few seconds before the New Year 2012.
For their honeymoon the couple will go to a private spa/game lodge in the hidden wilderness of KwaZulu-Natal.
“I love everything about my wife, she is perfect and all a man needs.” Said Sean
He added “I am looking forward to spending the rest of my life with the woman I love
"I would also like to thank my parents and my sister for everything they have done for me."
Sean and his wife would like to have a maximum of two children and they must both be boys however Chantell wants a Girl so then it will be three.
During the speaches Princess Charlene wished her brother and his new bride all the best and fortune in their lives together.
“I am so happy to be here with everyone, friends and family from all over, some of the people in this room I have not seen in a while.
“I love coming back to South Africa, I love and miss all of my family.
“Sean and Chantell I wish you all the best and I am so proud of you,” said Princess Charlene
Princess Charlene arrived in South Africa on Friday, June 20, and the first thing she did was to go to East Rand Mall to buy her grandmother, Sylvia Wittstock, who lives at Rynpark Old Age Home in Rynfield, some warm winter bedding.
“I love my grandmother and I wanted to give her the best this winter.
“I love my family and the town I grew up in, I am very proud of Benoni.
“My husband, Prince Albert, would love to come see Benoni and the people of Benoni, but his role as a Prince keeps him busy and occupied almost everyday.
“One day he will come and I will show him the place that I am proud to be a part of.
On the day of her arrival the Princess had lunch with friends and family at a local Benoni guest house, she also paid a visit to a popular local restaurant to mingle with old friends and the people of Benoni.
Princess Charlene showed her pride in her young bother by sharing a few tears at the wedding when Mr and Mrs Sean and Chantell Wittstock took to the dance floor for their first dance as a couple.
After the first dance everybody joined and the party festivities began.
Princess Charlene's mother, Lynette Wittstock, requested the DJ to play a special African wedding song by popular local band Mafikizolo called "Buti di hamba nawe" which means the bride is leaving with the groom tonight.
Princess Charlene will spend Sunday in South Africa with friends and family, she also paid her grandmother a visit and she and her guests from Monaco will return to Monaco on Monday,