23 years after her death, Princess Diana remains a much-controversial public figure. She died from a mysterious car accident in Paris. Speculations sparked as regards to the nature of her death.
Prior to the accident, Diana had plans of divorcing Prince Charles, the crowned prince of England. Their marriage had been shaky due to Charles’ affairs with Camilla, whom he is now married to. In an interview, the princess famously told BBC there were three people in her marriage. This was a reference to Prince Charles’ relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles, who has been called the love of his life, in the interview which created headlines around the world.
There have always been speculations that the death of Diana, the Princess of Wales, was anything but an accident. Everyone from Prince Charles to Queen Elizabeth II have been suspected of being linked to the death of Diana.
In an interview, the princess famously told Mr. Bashir, of BBC, there were three people in her marriage. This was a reference to Prince Charles’ relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles, who has been called the love of his life, in the interview which created headlines around the world.
A tape, which was recorded post-split with Charles, and had her practicing for her interview with Mr. Bashir. The tape is said to have vital information regarding her relationship with Charles. The tape was 50 hours long, filmed over eighteen months.
Parts of the tapes were first found by the police at Diana’s butler’s home. Settleten, the coach, had them sold to NBC who aired the parts of the clips in 2004.
In the tapes, Diana admitted that she and Prince Charles hadn’t had sex for seven years. She claimed that Prince Philip, Charles’ father, had encouraged Charles to marry Diana, with hopes he would always go back to Camilla.
And when she went to the Queen sobbing, the Queen replied, “I don’t know what you should do. Charles is hopeless.”
In the tapes, Diana admitted to being in love with a royal protection officer, who was sacked amidst rumors that they were sleeping together. The officer died weeks later in a motorcycle crash.
Details of the remaining tapes remain unknown, and could reveal more details regarding the royal family and perhaps, the question to if her death was an accident.