After Princess Diana’s controversial interview with the BBC, Queen Elizabeth II felt hopeless and her husband Prince Philip was livid, a royal biographer claimed.
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Princess Diana was forthcoming in her interview with the BBC, confessing to feeling “disappointment” that her marriage wasn’t working including that it was partly due to the stress on them as a royal couple and partly due to her husband’s affair with Camilla Parker Bowles.
Princess Diana additionally disclosed years of suicide makes an attempt and consuming issues because of the stress of being a royal in a loveless marriage.
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“… We can have been separated three years this December, and the notion that has been given of me for the final three years has been very complicated, turbulent, and in some areas, I’m certain many, many individuals doubt me,” Princess Diana stated.
“I need to reassure all these individuals who have liked me and supported me all through the final 15 years that I’d by no means allow them to down,” she added.
Royal biographer Andrew Morton revealed in his e book, ‘The Queen: Her Life’ that Princess Diana’s interview was “stunning” and “unforgivable” to the royal household.
“[The queen] was despairing, her husband apoplectic. One thing needed to be performed, for the sake of not simply the monarchy but additionally their grandchildren,” the biographer stated.
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Andrew Morton claimed that though Queen Elizabeth had “held out the olive department for therefore lengthy” however she turned “decided to chop the marital Gordian knot.”
The royal biographer stated that Queen wrote a letter to Diana saying, “I’ve consulted with the Archbishop of Canterbury and with the prime minister and, in fact, with Charles, and we now have determined that the very best course for you is divorce.”