In 1989, the Princess famously confronted her at a party thrown by Lady Annabel Goldsmith at her home in Richmond.‘Camilla,’ she said, ‘I would just like you to know that I know exactly what is going on between you and Charles.
I wasn’t born yesterday.’For her part, Camilla was furious that Diana should have made such a public scene. She’d soon realised she could feed stories to the newspapers herself, using them as a way of punishing her husband, while controlling what they said about her.
My father, Sir John Junor, a powerful newspaper editor and columnist, fell soundly in love with her. She’d soon realised she could feed stories to the newspapers herself, using them as a way of punishing her husband, while controlling what they said about her.
She is pictured during her famous 1995 Panorama interview Two years later, the Princess agreed to be the prime source for the book about her life — Diana: Her True Story.
When it was serialised in a paper and later published, it caused a furore.
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By the end of 1986 — the time Camilla came back into Charles’s life, initially as a platonic friend — Diana had already produced an heir and a spare.
There’s no doubt that Diana adored her children, but in the last few years, she had seemed to lose sight of what was best for them.
She had made no attempt to hide her mood swings or her tears from her young sons, and she encouraged them to meet the men friends who came to the house.
No solid, dependable family to keep her feet on the ground.
She was allowed to believe her own publicity, which is dangerous for any superstar.
Significantly, sufferers can appear to be happy, even spending their lives trying to help others.