Queen Margrethe told her eldest son and heir to Denmark's throne, Crown Prince Frederik, to put an end to his romance with a pop singer, a newspaper said Monday.

The palace wouldn't comment on the report in B.T., which said the queen recently had "a serious meeting" with Frederik and urged him to end the relationship with Maria Montell. Margrethe was "irritated" by the increasing number of photos of the couple together, the newspaper said.Did it work? "I'm no longer dating Frederik. We still see each other but as friends," Montell told the Ekstra Bladet newspaper. "We come from two different worlds. And we found out that it can difficult to combine that."

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