Why Princess Beatrice's royal wedding won't be televised like her sister Princess Eugenie's

There's another royal wedding on the horizon. Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Princess Beatrice is the next royal to tie the knot after becoming engaged to property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in late September.

However, over the weekend, British broadcasters BBC and ITV announced that they would not be streaming the 31-year-old's wedding, which will take place later this year. Although neither networks will be broadcasting the nuptials, as they did for Beatrice's younger sister Princess Eugenie in 2018, BBC said it would still offer "news coverage of the wedding across our channels."

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the London Premiere of Apple's acclaimed documentary "The Elephant Queen" on October 17, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Apple)
Britain's Princess Beatrice and property tycoon Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi arrive to attend the wedding of prince Napoleon and Countess Olympia Arco-Zinneberg at the Saint-Louis-des-Invalides cathedral at the Invalides memorial complex in Paris on October 19, 2019. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP) / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [Countess Olympia Arco-Zinneberg] instead of [Countess Olympia Arco-Zunnenberg]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP via Getty Images)
Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Princess Beatrice after attending the Christmas Day morning church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk. (Photo by Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Princess Beatrice of York attend the Lenny Kravitz & Dom Perignon 'Assemblage' exhibition, the launch Of Lenny Kravitz' UK Photography Exhibition, on July 10, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Dom Perignon)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the Lenny Kravitz & Dom Perignon 'Assemblage' exhibition, the launch Of Lenny Kravitz' UK Photography Exhibition, on July 10, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Dom Perignon)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 12: Princess Beatrice of York and her boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi speak with guests during a Pitch@Palace event, hosted by Prince Andrew, Duke of York at St James Palace on June 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 22: (L-R) HRH Princess Beatrice of York, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Ruth Ganesh at the Animal Ball Art Show Private Viewing, presented by Elephant Family on May 22, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Animal Ball)
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 18: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at St George's Chapel on May 18, 2019 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Pool/Max Mumby/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 18: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at St George's Chapel on May 18, 2019 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Pool/Max Mumby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: (L to R) Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend The Portrait Gala 2019 hosted by Dr Nicholas Cullinan and Edward Enninful to raise funds for the National Portrait Gallery's 'Inspiring People' project at the National Portrait Gallery on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the Portrait Gala 2019 at the National Portrait Gallery on March 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
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The news from the networks follows many rocky months for the royal family following Prince Andrew's connection to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Prince Andrew, Eugenie and Beatrice's father, recently resigned from royal duties with Her Majesty's approval. The duke was also not spotted at his daughter's engagement party in mid-December, although he did join the rest of the royal family at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham for Christmas services.

Reports also allege that the ongoing scandal isn't the only reason for the networks' decision to not broadcast the princess' nuptials. Princess Eugenie's wedding in October 2018 was met with considerable backlash from the public: Despite being a private citizen, her wedding reportedly cost British taxpayers £2million. However, insiders say that Beatrice never had plans to wed in the same public manner as her younger sister. 

“She has talked about having a smaller affair in the past,” an insider said to People

"Beatrice is more serious and Eugenie is the outgoing extrovert, she’s so bubbly and fun. Beatrice is more reserved and discreet," revealed another source. "She holds back more, she is very polite, very well-educated but more formal and quiet in her personality, so I think it will be a very different wedding to Eugenie’s.”

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding
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Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank kiss after their wedding in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Yui Mok, Pool via AP)
Britain's Princess Eugenie walks down the aisle with her father Prince Andrew during her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Danny Lawson/Pool via AP)
The bridesmaids and page boys, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Yui Mok, Pool via AP)
Princess Eugenie of York arrives for her marriage to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
Britain's Princess Eugenie, accompanied by her father Prince Andrew, arrives for her wedding ceremony to Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Toby Melville, Pool via AP)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Newlyweds Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank ride in the carriage procession after their Royal wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York and her husband Jack Brooksbank travel in the Scottish State Coach at the start of their carriage procession following their wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) and her husband Jack Brooksbank (L) emerge from the West Door of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018 after their wedding ceremony. (Photo by Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW MATTHEWS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) and her husband Jack Brooksbank (L) kiss as they emerge from the West Door of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018 after their wedding ceremony. (Photo by Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW MATTHEWS/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Newlyweds Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank wave to the crowds from their carriage after their Royal wedding at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Bridesmaid, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrives to take part as a bridesmaid in the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW MATTHEWS/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Newlyweds Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank ride in the carriage procession after their Royal wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Newlyweds Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank wave to the crowds from their carriage after their Royal wedding at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Sarah, Duchess of York arrive to attend the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW MATTHEWS/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Newlywed Princess Eugenie of York waves to the crowds from her carriage after her Royal wedding to Mr. Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York waves as she arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW MATTHEWS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh take their seat inside St George's Chapel ahead of the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Owen Humphreys / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Naomi Campbell reacts during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Owen Humphreys / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (C) and Jack Brooksbank (2L) stand at the alter with Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, (R) during their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Danny Lawson / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANNY LAWSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (L), Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (2L) Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (C), Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (2R) and Britain's Princess Anne, Princess Royal, react during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Owen Humphreys / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) and Jack Brooksbank (L) kneel at the alter during their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Brady / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images)
Sarah, Duchess of York , Princess Beatrice of York (C) and Peter Phillips (3R) take their seats for the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Danny Lawson / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANNY LAWSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (C) has her train fixed as she arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Victoria Jones / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read VICTORIA JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L), Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (C) and Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, react during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Owen Humphreys / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie arrives with her father, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Victoria Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Victoria Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (C) arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Victoria Jones / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read VICTORIA JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) reacts as she looks towards Jack Brooksbank during their wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Brady / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne, Princess Royal attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Owen Humphreys - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Victoria Jones / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read VICTORIA JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Victoria Jones / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read VICTORIA JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) as Jack Brooksbank places the ring on her finger during thier wedding ceremony to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Danny Lawson / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANNY LAWSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (R) as Jack Brooksbank places the ring on her finger during thier wedding ceremony to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Danny Lawson / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANNY LAWSON/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie arrives with her father, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Victoria Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Prince Andrew, The Duke of York (right) stands next to his daughter Princess Eugenie and her groom Jack Brooksbank during their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Jack Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie of York kneel during their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Jonathan Brady - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Queen Elizabeth II attends the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by (Photo by Mark Large - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Sarah, Duchess of York and Princess Beatrice of York attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by (Photo by Mark Large - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Dean of Windsor, David Conner (R) presides over the wedding ceremony of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (C) and Jack Brooksbank (L) at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Brady / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the wedding ceremony of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (C) and Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Owen Humphreys / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank during their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (L) acompanied by her father Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, (R) arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / various sources / AFP) (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie of York passes her bouquet to bridesmaid Savannah Phillips during her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank during their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie arrives for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Victoria Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: (L-R) James Middleton, Pippa Middleton and James Matthews arrive for the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Alastair Grant - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (CR) accompanied by her father Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, (CL) walk up the aisle during her wedding ceremony to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Brady / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Queen Elizabeth II attends the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by (Photo by Mark Large - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Bridesmaid Princess Charlotte of Cambridge falls on the steps as she arrives to take part in the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Victoria Jones / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read VICTORIA JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
Louis de Givenchy falls on the West Steps, as the bridesmaids and page boys arrive with Lady Louise Windsor (C) to attend the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Victoria Jones / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read VICTORIA JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
The bridesmaids and page boys, including Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (L), Savannah Phillips (2L) and Prince George of Cambridge (3L) wait to take part in the wedding of Britain's Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Yui Mok / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read YUI MOK/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Jack Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie of York leave the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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