Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with (the now former) royal noble consort Sineenat ‘Koi’ Wongvajirapakdi. Photo: AFP Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with (the now former) royal noble consort Sineenat ‘Koi’ Wongvajirapakdi. Photo: AFP
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with (the now former) royal noble consort Sineenat ‘Koi’ Wongvajirapakdi. Photo: AFP

From Thai king’s consort Koi to Meghan Markle, why is royal life so hard?

  • King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his consort Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi of her titles, accusing her of disloyalty and an ambition to displace the queen
  • She joins a list of commoners who have struggled to adapt to royal life, from Japan’s Empress Masako, to Meghan Markle and a former Miss Moscow who married a Malaysian sultan

Topic |   Thailand
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with (the now former) royal noble consort Sineenat ‘Koi’ Wongvajirapakdi. Photo: AFP Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with (the now former) royal noble consort Sineenat ‘Koi’ Wongvajirapakdi. Photo: AFP
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with (the now former) royal noble consort Sineenat ‘Koi’ Wongvajirapakdi. Photo: AFP
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