Prince Harry finds controversy surrounding Princess Diana interview investigation `horrid`

Brenda Watkins
November 22, 2020

Earl Charles Spencer, Lady Diana's brother, has asked the BBC for a more thorough investigation into who knew about the fake documents, in addition to an apology for the alleged unethical actions Bashir took.

The broadcaster said John Dyson, a former UK Supreme Court judge, is "an eminent and highly respected figure who will lead a thorough process".

Although fans love the season, the same can not be said for Prince William and the royal family, who have a long history of disapproving of the series and its portrayal of their family.

Unlike the rumors, a source close to the Duke of Sussex says that Prince Harry is "aware of everything that is happening".

Earl Spencer says he is "not at all satisfied" with the parameters of an inquiry into the controversy surrounding the BBC Panorama interview with his sister Diana, Princess of Wales. "Sadly, some people are not just seeing this as a drive for truth, but also trying to use this as an opportunity to drive a wedge between the brothers", the insider continues.

"You do not need a public statement to imagine how he is feeling privately, people know how much his mother means to him", the source told Sky News.

Disclosing that he has spoken to a professional about his mental health, he describes how he only began to address his grief when he was 28 after feeling "on the verge of punching someone" and facing anxiety during royal engagements.

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He believes that it is the right step in order to determine the truth that led to his mother giving the interview. "Lord Dyson must be free to examine every aspect of this matter, from 1995 to today, as he sees fit", so he tweeted on November 20.

After weeks of allegations about the subterfuge used to win the Princess's trust, forged bank statements and fantastical stories, Tim Davie, the BBC director general, announced an independent inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the interview and the apparent cover-up.

A BBC spokeswoman said the investigation would be "fully independent" with "a suitably wide remit".

The spokeswoman added: "Clearly, if anyone submits new evidence - or the investigation needs to go to particular places - then Lord Dyson will be able to consider that appropriately".

During the Panorama interview, which aired on the BBC in 1995, Diana famously said "there were three of us in this marriage", in reference to her husband Prince Charles' relationship with Camilla Parker-Bowles.

According to the BBC, he's unable to address the controversy as he is now recovering from heart surgery and complications of COVID-19.

Diana also questioned Charles's suitability as king. She died the following year in a vehicle crash in Paris while being chased by paparazzi.

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