The 5 Biggest Revelations From Princess Diana’s Interview, Which William and Harry Have Dubbed “Deceitful”
Princess Diana made headlines in 1995 when she sat down for a candid interview with BBC journalist Martin Bashir. Following her divorce from Prince Charles, Diana disclosed several secrets and personal information about her marriage.
The interview is making headlines again, more than a quarter-century later. An inquiry into how Bashir and the BBC were able to secure the interview has found that the state-run broadcaster used a great deal of manipulation.
Princess Diana’s five biggest revelations from the interview, which her sons Prince William and Prince Harry have dubbed “deceitful,” are mentioned below.
Princess Diana’s wedding was a ‘crowded’ affair.
As Diana was debating Charles’ affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles during her BBC Panorama interview, one of the most unforgettable quotes came from her. This was the first time Diana revealed that her husband had been unfaithful, despite the fact that it had been rumored for years.
“Well, there were three of us in this union, so it was a little crowded,” Diana answered when Bashir asked if she felt Camilla was a factor in the breakup of her marriage.
She confessed to being ‘in love’ with another person.
Diana also confessed to Bashir that she had been “in love” with someone else during her marriage. James Hewitt, a former household cavalry officer in the British Army, was the man in question.
“Did you cheat on me?” Bashir inquired, and Diana responded, “Yes, I adored him.” Yes, I was head over heels in love with him.” However, Diana said that things between them fell apart when he mentioned her in a novel. She told Bashir that Hewitt had disappointed her.
Diana explained, “He was a wonderful friend of mine at a very tough, yet another difficult time.” “And he was still there to back me up, and I was… This is a condensed version of the plot. I hope you found it entertaining.