It is with great tenderness that the princess Martha Louise of Norway addressed her late husband on the occasion of his 50th birthday. The father of her three daughters, the writer Ari Behncommitted suicide on Christmas Day in 2019.
The couple divorced in 2017. And then Märtha Louise from Norway, rebuilt her life with the Californian shaman Durek Verrett. A man with whom today, she is now engaged. However, despite the vagaries of life, the princess Martha Louise of Norway remains deeply attached to Ari Behnher former husband. The man who died at the age of 47 had been battling mental health issues for several years before deciding to end his life.
It was three years ago, and the daughter of King Harald V and Queen Sonja remains extremely marked by the situation. On her Instagram account, to pay tribute to her, she gave her a magnificent speech on her behalf but also on the names of their three daughters: Maud Angelica, Leah Isadora and Emma Tallulah, aged 19, 17 and 14 respectively.
We brought you muffins to your grave
“Dear Ari. Today we celebrated you. You would have been 50 today. We should have brought you muffins to bed while singing the birthday song in the morning. Later, we would have toasted you, made speeches for you, laughed and danced while talking about serious things, philosophical things, funny things and all the rest. We can’t do this“, writing Martha Louise of Norway to the one she married on May 24, 2002. She continued: “Nevertheless, we brought you muffins to your grave and sang you the birthday song so loudly that you must have heard it far beyond the Perleporten” (the gates of paradise, Editor’s note).
Princess Martha Louise concluded with these words: “I just wanted to tell you that we are thinking of you and that you would have been very proud of our children, as you were when you hugged them like only you could.“. To illustrate this heartbreaking message, the princess added several photos of her ex-husband, alone or with their daughters. As well as a photo of the grave. Shocking.