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Princess Martha Louise of Norway reveals she’s found love with a shaman in Los Angeles

Princess Martha Louise of Norway has taken to Instagram to reveal she has found love with a shaman and ‘spiritual hacker’.

Princess Martha Louise, 47, the eldest child of King Harald and Queen Sonja, shared details of her burgeoning romance in a heartfelt post yesterday. 

The mother-of-three, who divorced husband Ari Behn in 2017, described her beau, Durek Verrett, as her ‘twin flame’ and vowed to love him from ‘this eternity to the next’. 

The royal also hit back critics of the relationship, saying she did not choose her boyfriend to ‘satisfy the norms’.

Durek describes himself as a ‘spiritual guide and gifted healer’ and ‘sixth generation Shaman’ and claims he can reduce ageing by using his power to ‘access the atoms’ inside the human body.

Princess Martha Louise, 47, the eldest child of King Harald and Queen Sonja, has taken to Instagram to reveal she has found love with ‘spiritual hacker’ Durek Verrett. The loved-up royal shared the announcement alongside this photo of them together

The mother-of-three, who divorced husband Ari Behn in 2017, described her beau as her 'twin flame' and vowed to love him from 'this eternity to the next' in the gushing post, pictured

The mother-of-three, who divorced husband Ari Behn in 2017, described her beau as her ‘twin flame’ and vowed to love him from ‘this eternity to the next’ in the gushing post, pictured

Durek describes himself as a 'spiritual guide and gifted healer.' Pictured with Gwyneth Paltrow who he dubbed his 'soul sister' and Brad Falchuk who he called his 'spirit brother'

Durek describes himself as a ‘spiritual guide and gifted healer.’ Pictured with Gwyneth Paltrow who he dubbed his ‘soul sister’ and Brad Falchuk who he called his ‘spirit brother’

Princess Martha Louise has long been known to have an interest in spiritual practises and last year travelled to India for a retreat with friends.

In 2007 there were calls for her to renounce her royal title after she announced plans to open a school that would train people to communicate with the angelic realm. 

It is clear Martha Louise and Durek have bonded over their spiritual understanding. 

Writing on Instagram the princess, who is known for her down-to-earth approach to social media, posted: ‘Durek has changed my life, like he does with so many. 

‘He has made me realize that unconditional love actually exists here on this planet. He embraces all of me without question or fear.’

She continued: ‘I feel so happy and blessed that he is my boyfriend. Thank you my love, for including me so generously into your family…  

Despite being the eldest child of King Harald and Queen Sonja, pictured in February last year, Princess Martha Louise is fourth-in-line to the throne after her younger brother Prince Haakon, 45, and his two children, Prince Sverre Magnus, 13, and Princess Ingrid Alexandra, 15

Despite being the eldest child of King Harald and Queen Sonja, pictured in February last year, Princess Martha Louise is fourth-in-line to the throne after her younger brother Prince Haakon, 45, and his two children, Prince Sverre Magnus, 13, and Princess Ingrid Alexandra, 15

Princess Martha Louise tied the knot with author Ari Behn in a lavish ceremony in 2002. Pictured, the newlyweds wave to crowds following the service

Princess Martha Louise tied the knot with author Ari Behn in a lavish ceremony in 2002. Pictured, the newlyweds wave to crowds following the service

‘And to those of you who feel the need to criticize: Hold your horses. It is not up to you to choose for me or to judge me.’

She added: ‘Shaman Durek is merely a man I love spending my time with and who fulfills me. So thank you for respecting my actions and my choice of partner. 

‘All I know at this moment is that we love each other and I am super happy.’

Durek returned the affection with an equally gushing Instagram post, describing the princess as a ‘strong woman who lets me be me without judgement or confinement’. 

Princess Martha Louise has long been known to have an interest in spiritual practises and last year travelled to India for a retreat with friends. Pictured with her beau, Durek Verrett

Princess Martha Louise has long been known to have an interest in spiritual practises and last year travelled to India for a retreat with friends. Pictured with her beau, Durek Verrett

Writing on Instagram about her new love, the princess penned: 'Durek has changed my life, like he does with so many' Pictured, together

Writing on Instagram about her new love, the princess penned: ‘Durek has changed my life, like he does with so many’ Pictured, together

In the heartfelt post about Durek (pictured), Princess Martha Louise penned: 'I feel so happy and blessed that he is my boyfriend. Thank you my love, for including me so generously into your family'

In the heartfelt post about Durek (pictured), Princess Martha Louise penned: ‘I feel so happy and blessed that he is my boyfriend. Thank you my love, for including me so generously into your family’

In response to Princess Martha Louise of Norway's gushing post, Durek returned the affection and described the princess as a 'strong woman who lets me be me without judgement or confinement'. Pictured, Durek with Canadian actress Nina Dobrev

In response to Princess Martha Louise of Norway’s gushing post, Durek returned the affection and described the princess as a ‘strong woman who lets me be me without judgement or confinement’. Pictured, Durek with Canadian actress Nina Dobrev

Martha Louise and ex-husband Ari Behn, pictured together, announced their separation in September 2016 and released a statement saying they felt 'ashamed because we can no longer create the common safe harbor for our children'

Martha Louise and ex-husband Ari Behn, pictured together, announced their separation in September 2016 and released a statement saying they felt ‘ashamed because we can no longer create the common safe harbor for our children’

The couple have three daughters, Maud, 16, Leah, 14, and Emma, 10. Pictured, Martha Louise and Ari with their children during a celebration in 2013

The couple have three daughters, Maud, 16, Leah, 14, and Emma, 10. Pictured, Martha Louise and Ari with their children during a celebration in 2013

Märtha Louise hosted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their trip to Norway in February 2018. Pictured l-r: Martha Louise, King Harald, Queen Sonja, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Crown Prince Haakon, his wife Mette-Marit and Princess Astrid of Norway

Märtha Louise hosted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their trip to Norway in February 2018. Pictured l-r: Martha Louise, King Harald, Queen Sonja, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Crown Prince Haakon, his wife Mette-Marit and Princess Astrid of Norway

He added: ‘I’m free when I’m with her, free to be me and love a women who is a bright light of wisdom and profound grace and immense beauty.’ 

Due to Norway’s rules of succession favouring sons, Princess Martha Louise is fourth-in-line to the throne after her younger brother Prince Haakon, 45, and his two children, Prince Sverre Magnus, 13, and Princess Ingrid Alexandra, 15. 

It leaves the divorcée free to pursue her own career, which includes running an entertainment company and charitable foundation. 

In response to any negative comments about her new relationship, the royal penned: 'And to those of you who feel the need to criticize: Hold your horses. It is not up to you to choose for me or to judge me.' Pictured with Durek

In response to any negative comments about her new relationship, the royal penned: ‘And to those of you who feel the need to criticize: Hold your horses. It is not up to you to choose for me or to judge me.’ Pictured with Durek

Märtha Louise is known for taking a down-to-earth approach to royal life and posting refreshingly honest Instagram pictures. Pictured, with her new beau, Durek

Märtha Louise is known for taking a down-to-earth approach to royal life and posting refreshingly honest Instagram pictures. Pictured, with her new beau, Durek

Princess Martha Louise of Norway has found love with Durek (right) following her divorce from her husband of 15 years Ari Behn in 2017

Princess Martha Louise of Norway has found love with Durek (right) following her divorce from her husband of 15 years Ari Behn in 2017

Princess Martha Louise is known for her down-to-earth approach to social media. Pictured, the royal shared this photo of her enjoying a glass of bubbles with friends in the airport after their flight back from a spiritual retreat in India was delayed in January 2018

Princess Martha Louise is known for her down-to-earth approach to social media. Pictured, the royal shared this photo of her enjoying a glass of bubbles with friends in the airport after their flight back from a spiritual retreat in India was delayed in January 2018

The princess shared this photo from the retreat on her Instagram account, writing: 'Visiting the closest temple and the secret cave being built under a huge Shiva statue'

The princess shared this photo from the retreat on her Instagram account, writing: ‘Visiting the closest temple and the secret cave being built under a huge Shiva statue’

The playful princess shared this snap taken trying on sunglasses at Doha airport on their way home from the retreat. She shared it with the hashtags #soulspring #enjoyeverymoment

The playful princess shared this snap taken trying on sunglasses at Doha airport on their way home from the retreat. She shared it with the hashtags #soulspring #enjoyeverymoment

Märtha Louise, who hosted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their trip to Norway in February last year, is known for taking a down-to-earth approach to royal life and posting refreshingly honest Instagram pictures. 

The royal has three daughters – Maud, Leah and Emma – with author Ari Behn.

The couple announced their separation in September 2016 and released a statement saying they felt ‘ashamed because we can no longer create the common safe harbor for our children’. 

Their divorce was finalised in 2017 and was the first in the modern history of the Norwegian royal family. 

Princess Martha Louise, who  is fourth-in-line to the throne after her younger brother Prince Haakon, 45, and his two children, Prince Sverre Magnus, 13, and Princess Ingrid Alexandra, 15, was all smiles as she posted pictures of herself and new partner, Durek (right)

Princess Martha Louise, who  is fourth-in-line to the throne after her younger brother Prince Haakon, 45, and his two children, Prince Sverre Magnus, 13, and Princess Ingrid Alexandra, 15, was all smiles as she posted pictures of herself and new partner, Durek (right)

The royal hit back critics of the relationship, saying she did not choose her boyfriend (pictured right) to 'satisfy the norms'

The royal hit back critics of the relationship, saying she did not choose her boyfriend (pictured right) to ‘satisfy the norms’



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