Monaco palace rejects 'ugly rumors' about wedding

This undated photo provided Wednesday June 23, 2010 by the Monaco Palace shows Prince Albert and South Africa's Charlene Wittstock. The royal palace says Prince Albert of Monaco is engaged to South African former swimmer Charlene Wittstock. The principality says in a statement that the engagement was announced Wednesday between the 52-year-old prince and 32-year-old Wittstock. (AP Photo/Amedeo M Turello/ Monaco Palace) (AP Photo/Amedeo M Turello/ Monaco Palace)

June 29, 2011 1:45:26 PM PDT
An aide to Prince Albert II of Monaco has dismissed as "ugly rumors" news reports the sovereign's fiancee, Charlene Wittstock, tried to call off the wedding and return to her native South Africa.