Noel Son-in-law Horrified That Acquaintance Would Fly Commercial

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Society columnist and Greek shipping heir Taki, who is married to Princess Alexandra von Schönburg, an Austrian and German princess, has a little bone to pick with Andres Piedrahita, and it's not just that Walter Noel's son-in-law solicited millions of dollars from his friends to line the coffers of Bernie Madoff. "The last time Piedrahita saw the mother of my children in Geneva airport he remarked how surprised he was that she was flying commercial," he wrote today. "Now that’s what I call a gent." [Spectator via Business Sheet]