Princess Diana’s Last Words Through The Ears Of A Firefighter

Published on 03/29/2020
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In one of the tunnels in Paris, Xavier Gourmelon and a team of French firefighters were called to evacuate the victims of a car crash. However, none of the firefighters knew who was involved in the accident. Gourmelon then recognized who was the victim of the car crash, and he realized that the words she uttered might have been the last!   

Firefighter Involved In Princess Diana’s Car Crash Rescue Reveal What Could Be Her Last Words

Firefighter Involved In Princess Diana’s Car Crash Rescue Reveal What Could Be Her Last Words

Inaudible Words

The team managed to take a blonde woman out of the wreck cautiously. The firefighter moved closer to understand her properly because she only had limited comprehension and spoke nearly inaudible words as they got her out.  

Inaudible Words

Inaudible Words

A Crash In The Tunnel

They were trying to determine if anyone remained in the vehicle since the hood of the luxury car had been destroyed. They also believe that one of the men was already dead inside. He saw the blonde woman breathing faintly.

A Crash In The Tunnel

A Crash In The Tunnel

A Mercedes Benz W140

There were people inside the Mercedes-Benz W140 that crashed inside the tunnel, so ten firemen were called to flee to the Pont d’ Alma underpass, and Gourmelon was one of them. 

A Mercedes Benz

A Mercedes Benz W140

The Mysterious Woman

Gourmelon had no idea about the patient’s identity as he helped get her out of the car, but when they got her off the road, the woman was reasonably stable. So it was shocking she died in hospital.

The Mysterious Woman

The Mysterious Woman

Rescue Party

It was quite a shock for him that he later discovered that Diana, Princess of Wales, was the lady he saved because he was focused on their mission of responding and protecting the victims of the car accident he did not first notice in the vehicle.

Rescue Party

Rescue Party

It Was All Natural

Since she has mingled with some aristocracy members since she became a teenager, Diana Spencer was very acquainted with the royal family. Her house was situated near the royal estate of Sandringham and was often able to see the arrival of royal family members.

It Was All Natural

It Was All Natural

Her Fate

She wasn’t as fortunate, however, when it came to her studies that she wanted to cope by serving in menial jobs, but it seems as if Diana was destined for bigger and better things. She eventually fell in a position that completely transformed her and her family’s lives.

Her Fate

Her Fate

Sisterly Competition

 Prince Charles was dating Diana’s sister, but as Diana grew up, she slowly turned into a charming woman and had a gentle manner that eventually attracted Charles, Prince of Wales.

Sisterly Competition

Sisterly Competition

In Matrimony

Diana and Charles became serious soon afterward. In 1981 Diana joined the royal family with a widely televised wedding. Millions of people around the world watched Diana exchange their vows on their TV screens to Prince Charles at the ceremony.

In Matrimony

In Matrimony

Rules And Traditions

 Initially, a royal date would be believed to be a dream. Diana could not correctly comply with rigid laws and traditions in the royal family.  Nevertheless, the princess later discovered that her life was a nightmare, particularly when she had her first child pregnant.

Rules And Traditions

Rules And Traditions

Center Of Attention

Even in private places where she shouldn’t expect them, she was hounded by the media. Diana thought the role she occupied was lacking, and she induced her discontent. The press documented every step of her life, every gesture captured by the continually stalking Paparazzi.

Center Of Attention

Center Of Attention

It All Became Too Much

To Diana, all of this was too much. She couldn’t bear the constant pressure all the time. In later years Diana discovers that her only cause of torment will not be the pressure from the spotlight.

It All Became Too Much

It All Became Too Much

What The Public Didn’t Know

Ordinary people will see her and think she had a perfect life. Diana and her husband both allegedly had their love affairs involved. It was an ugly mess, and that is the truth.  

What The Public Didn’t Know

What The Public Didn’t Know

Struggling Diana

For Diana, it was a struggle to remain optimistic for the world Diana was found to have mental breakdowns and eating disorders, but she always seemed happy when she was out and about.   

Struggling Diana

Struggling Diana

The Final Straw

Charles’s affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles was seemingly the final straw, but Diana could not resolve this epic affair. The affair was too open without caring for the state of mind of Diana.

The Final Straw

The Final Straw

She Was All Alone

In 1996, Diana and Charles addressed their divorce, but since 1992 they had been living separately. Diana was so upset about the breakup. She almost had nobody to console her, giving her even more misery. 

She Was All Alone

She Was All Alone

Small Circles

A tabloid newspaper claimed that Diana had only a couple of people she called real friends. It was a good thing that her romantic life bloomed after her marriage ended.   

Small Circles

Small Circles

Many Men In Her Life

Diana received numerous suitors. It was reported that although they were married, filings were recorded, along with James Hewitt, a cavalry officer, and Paul Mannakee, a bodyguard.

Many Men In Her Life

Many Men In Her Life

Thriving Romance

After Gilbey’s tapes calling her Squidgy were released, Diana had to put an end to her affair with a car dealer, James Gilbey. Of course, the newspapers are crazy about the news like everyone else.

Thriving Romance

Thriving Romance

Her Life In Private

When she met heart surgeon Hasnat Khan, Diana seemed to find happiness. Besides, Diana told her friends she considered Khan incredibly special.  They had an utterly discreet relationship with the public.

Her Life In Private

Her Life In Private

A Serious Relationship

As she toured Royal Brompton Hospital in London, she saw the doctor for the first time. The relationship between Khan and Diana is a serious one with marriage talks stated by Vanity Fair.

A Serious Relationship

A Serious Relationship

Laying Low, Walking Away

Diana tried to discuss a secret wedding with Khan, but he refused. Instead, he suggested going to Pakistan, where no media could antagonize their affair. And the proposal is said to have been taken seriously by Diana.

Laying Low, Walking Away

Laying Low, Walking Away

Her Friend From Pakistan

Diana revealed the doctor’s feelings to her friend Imran Khan, now Pakistan’s prime minister. But the relationship between Diana and the surgeon ultimately dissolved.

Her Friend From Pakistan

Her Friend From Pakistan

Winding Down

She went to the ballet and even met Mother Teresa before finally giving the cover of Vanity Fair in July 1997.  Despite the feelings of sorrow, Diana stuck to her schedules.

Winding Down

Winding Down

St. Tropez With The Boys

At the moment, Diana was invited to a holiday in St. Tropez by the billionaire Mohamed Al-Fayed. On that holiday, She took Prince William and Prince Harry, their children, to Al-Fayed’s villa.

ST. Tropez With The Boys

St. Tropez With The Boys

Vacation

Diana and Dodi Al-Fayed reportedly started their romance during this trip. We bet she had no worry about the world with the sun and sea on their backs.   Diana, William, and Harry all had a great time on their journey.

Vacation

Vacation

New Romance

Although Diana was on vacation, the press kept hounding her and taking pictures of her jet ski sailing. She announced to reporters in an emergency press briefing that they would be stunned by what she would do next. It sounded like there’s an unsettling message to these words.

New Romance

New Romance

Dodi Al-Fayed

Their St. Tropez’s vacation was only the start of their new relationship. When they lived in St. Tropez together, Diana and Dodi were not strangers. Both of them were simply mixed with the same groups.

Dodi Al-Fayed

Dodi Al-Fayed

A Billionaire

Since Dodi was the billionaire’s oldest son, he certainly was raised with luxury and extravagance. Dodi took on his own path as a film producer with Chariots of Fire and Hook as one of his well-known projects.

A Billionaire

A Billionaire

The Split

Khan speculated Diana was already involved with someone else, some from the circle of Al-Fayed. After landing from St. Tropez in London, the surgeon admitted to the police that Diana ended their relationship. 

The Split

The Split

A Dangerous Path

The Egyptian mogul was not particularly believed by Khan. He told Diana that and how he felt her connection with Dodi was dangerous for her. 

A Dangerous Path

A Dangerous Path

Besotted

Egyptian magnate’s son showered Diana with many lavish gifts to make his motives clear. Dodi was still engaged, but he seemed to be in love with Diana ultimately.

Besotted

Besotted

Gifts For The Princess

Diana looked happier than ever before.  The room was filled with roses, and a Cartier watch is a costly tropical fruit. Diana returned the affection of Dodi, and both began their romance.

Gifts For The Princess

Gifts For The Princess

How Serious They Were

Vanity Fair has revealed that Dodi is planning a unique ring for the princess. Rumors began flying out of the couple’s reach. There are different opinions on the seriousness of the relationship between Diana and Dodi in 1997.

How Serious They Were

How Serious They Were

An Engagement On The Way

She would wear the piece of gem on her right hand, Diana would allegedly show to her friend Rosa Monckton. Monckton believed Diana only wanted to envy Khan. Unlike Monckton, Mohamed was sure that the pair would shortly declare their engagement.

An Engagement On The Way

An Engagement On The Way

Simply In Love

The two had left for Sardinia at the end of July for a cruise. Regardless of what Khan’s polished present symbolized, it was clear that Diana and Dodi are happy together.

Simply In Love

Simply In Love

Off To Bosnia

In her smooth, bronzed skin, Diana looked fabulous. Her photos by the paparazzi showed her on a yacht relaxing during the next month as Diana visited Bosnia.

Off To Bosnia

Off To Bosnia

Unbothered

On 30 August 1997, they decided to dine in a Benoit restaurant. As August ended, the pair decided to revisit France. They went to Paris, staying at Hotel Ritz. A 2019 Daily Mirror article stated that Dodi requested the ring from the jeweler when Diana slept in their hotel suite.

Unbothered

Unbothered

The Matter With The Paparazzi

Plans suddenly changed as more than two dozen photographers stalked them on the way to the restaurant. They returned to their hotel and had dinner in the restaurant, Ritz L’Espadon. 

The Matter With The Paparazzi

The Matter With The Paparazzi

Posers

Dodi was anxious at the masking as a guest of the paparazzi during their time at their table. Both had no choice but to return. The noisy paparazzi irritated both of them.

Posers

Posers

Stalked Once Again

Diana and Dodi planned to stay after dinner in the apartment near the Champs-Élysées. But they had a big challenge. The paparazzi tracked them quickly as they left the hotel for dinner earlier.

Stalked Once Again

Stalked Once Again

They Held A Stakeout

Both had evoked an elaborate escape plan. The main element of the idea was that two vehicles were to be a decoy and leave the front.  Photographers certainly kept a stake and waited for them to leave the building.

They Held A Stakeout

They Held A Stakeout

Decoys

In the meantime, although he had the night off, the hotel deputy head of security will chauffeur the pair. Paul, Dodi, Diana, and their bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones will drive through the rear exit. When the program was over, the sun started rising on 31 August just a few hours earlier.

Decoys

Decoys

The Ill-Fated Night

 A few pictures were captured while they quickly drove away in the dark. Paparazzi claimed that they had failed an attempt to “block” the Mercedes.

The Ill-Fated Night

The Ill-Fated Night

Disaster Happens

They tried to slow the engine, but Paul continued driving at about 65 mph. Paul crossed lanes and put his foot on the pedal to get away from the aggressive camera crews. That’s when the tragedy happened.

Disaster Happens

Disaster Happens

Tunnel Road

Paul suddenly lost control when the vehicle hit the tunnel. Paul hit the wall and spun the car out of balance in the Pont de l’Alma Tunnel in Paris, France.

Tunnel Road

Tunnel Road

The Cause Of The Crash

When the police were looking for a cause for the collision, they found that paps were not close enough to cause it specifically. The investigation then discovered Paul, who had been intoxicated more than three times, caused the accident.

The Cause Of The Crash

The Cause Of The Crash

Collision

The Mercedes crashed into one of the median pillars, which killed Paul instantly, with so much energy. The paparazzi chose to take pictures instead of trying to help the passengers stuck inside, in light of the tragic accident and the enormous damage caused in their vehicle.

Collision

Collision

First Responders

Fortunately, a team of firefighters in a nearby station first responded with an emergency call. These workers didn’t know what the crash site was about to find.  

First Responders

First Responders

Emergency Response

The unit deployed for that night was led by Gourmelon. He will report his team’s analysis to The Sun in 2017. “The car has been in a mess, and it is just like any road accident that we handle.”

Emergency Response

Emergency Response

Who Was Involved?

It’s often hard to recognize both the people involved and the vehicle itself when a serious accident occurs. “… We had to work straight to figure out who needed help and who was alive.”.

Who Was Involved@

Who Was Involved@

Another Rescue

“This was just an ordinary car crash for me–one of many emergency services to contend with–and the normal reasons: speed and a drunk driver.” The retired firefighter said.

Another Rescue

Another Rescue

Nothing More To Do

He knew at once that Paul could not be saved anymore. “I already saw the driver was already dead, and when I arrived at the vehicle, nothing could be done for him,” the newspaper told him.

Nothing More To Do

Nothing More To Do

Saving The Remaining Passengers

Sadly, Dodi, though he sat at the back, had the same fate. In the ambulance, he had a heart attack, and the paramedics declared his death time later, as his body went out of the car.

Saving The Remaining Passengers

Saving The Remaining Passengers

Diana’s Status

The bodyguard of Diana would not rest, he just wished to know the status of Diana. Rees-Jones was severely injured, but luckily, he survived the crash. During the time they were trapped inside, Diana’s security was his immediate concern.

Diana's Status

Diana’s Status

Their Bodyguard

It has been reported that Rees-Jones has repeatedly told Diana to relax, despite warnings from firefighters. Gourmelon eventually said that nobody could talk English to the bodyguard, forcing him to sit silently.

Their Bodyguard

Their Bodyguard

Princess Diana

It was Gourmelon who saw Diana that he instantly failed to recognize. That night, she was only a blonde woman. Since she was conscious and kept her eyes open, he assumed that she would survive.

Princess Diana

Princess Diana

He Was Clueless

When she was found lying on the floor trying to move, he was clueless about her identity. They immediately got her out when they spotted her. As they planned to get her back, Gourmelon supplied Diana with oxygen.

He Was Clueless

He Was Clueless

Royalty

In this interview, the former firefighter shared what Diana told him: “It was only when she was put in the ambulance that one of the Paramedics told me[ Princess Diana]. He said to The Sun

A Royalty

Royalty

Diana’s Words

As she examined her wounds and had murmured something, Diana was still conscious. She could have told her last words then. The crash abruptness shocked her, and she asked, “My God, what happened?

Diana’s Words

Diana’s Words

Dazed And Confused

The crash occurred as Gourmelon and fellow firefighters, Diana was as surprised. If she had one, Gourmelon did not discuss her reaction but spoke of what happened afterward. 

Dazed And Confused

Dazed And Confused

Breathe

“I brought[ Diana] some oxygen, and my colleagues and I were with her while she had been pulled from the car. It was very easy, so we didn’t have to cut off any wreck.” The princess had a heart attack when Diana was moved to a stretcher.

Breathe

Breathe

A Heart Attack

Gourmelon immediately replied, thinking it worked fine. He told The Sun, “I was massaging her heart, and some seconds later, she was beginning to breathe again.” He felt relieved at that moment he thought that everything would be all right.

A Heart Attack

A Heart Attack

A First Responder’s Duty

He added, “It was a relief, of course, because you want to save lives as a first responder–and that’s what I thought I’d done.” Little did he know, something significant would happen a few minutes later.

A First Responder's Duty

A First Responder’s Duty

No Severe Injuries

His team and Gourmelon hoped the princess could survive. They saw no blood, and the only injury they could find was not even life-threatening.

No Severe Injuries

No Severe Injuries

Her Fate Awaits

They put her into the ambulance, and she headed off to the hospital where she had been waiting for her fate. Gourmelon and the rest of his team felt they had succeeded in bringing Diana to safety.

Her Fate Awaits

Her Fate Awaits

A Big Shock

Gourmelon was positive about Diana’s life chances. “To be frank, I figured she would survive.” They loaded her into the ambulance, but the squad received the news sometime after it drove to the hospital.

A Big Shock

A Big Shock

She Passed Away

The firefighter called his wife after an ambulance with Diana left the scene of a car crash to tell her what was happening. She said,” [ My wife] was unconscious when I informed her about Princess Diana and the incident. I said she had been exposed to a cardiac attack, but I can still save her.”

She Passed Away

She Passed Away

The Princess Is Gone

This was when the awful news came. At about four in the morning, they received the message. In the Paris car crash, Princess Diana and Dodi have been killed. When they woke up to the news, the world was stunned. 

The Princess Is Gone

The Princess Is Gone

The World Was Distraught

The United Kingdom and the entire world were understandably disturbed by the sudden death of Princess Diana. Since hearing the Royals’ loss, the whole nation was grieving and stunned.

The World Was Distraught

The World Was Distraught

Devastating News

Everybody’s hearts went to Diana’s young boys, William and Harry. The pain these boys must have endured after hearing the awful news is something we can’t even begin to understand. The reports shocked the entire Royal family.

Devastating News

Devastating News

Two Decades Of Silence

Gourmelon kept the ill-fated night of August to 20 years. After his retirement, he only addressed the incident. To him, it was still a strong recollection, despite past years.

Two Decades Of Silence

Two Decades Of Silence

Never Forget

“I can still imagine the whole incident,” said the firefighter. “I’ll never forget this, and I always talk about it at this time of year.” It’s no joke that Gourmelon stepped into the shell with the sorrow and feeling of death.

Never Forget

Never Forget

More Secrets

After Diana’s passing, this was not the only revealed fact. Before her marriage ceremony, there are rumors about the incident. Diana said four words as she waited for the order to continue walking down the aisle. Your heart will be in touch with these four words.

More Secrets

More Secrets

Wrong Name

Flashback, it might have been the clear sign of Princess Diana changing her wedding vows that her marriage wouldn’t do it. In reality, though, on her wedding day, she was nervous. She called her husband Philip Charles rather than Charles Philip while she was reciting her vows. She did everything she could not mix up the middle and first names.

Wrong Name

Wrong Name

Awkward Moment

Charles and Diana gave the very first interview since they got engaged in 1981. This could have been another hint that they wouldn’t end well. Charles went to Diana as if he was thinking of what he’d say if the reporter had asked the two if they were in love. She replied, “Of course,” with a scoff. Then Charles said, “Well, what is whatever in love means.”

Awkward Moment

Awkward Moment

Recordings

Everything we learn about the personal lives of Princess Diana is thanks to the audiotapes she documented herself. She captured her side of the story on a series of recordings after she knew that her marriage to Prince Charles had failed. Then Dr. James Colthurst gave it to her close friend. Then he gave it to Andrew Morton, a journalist. Morton published the biography of Diana: Her True Story — In Her Own Words in 1992. Nobody knew Diana had a hand in the book’s creation until after she died.

Recordings

Recordings

Her Sister

Although there are ways to improve your sister bond, we do not know if sharing a boyfriend is one of them. He dated her sister Sarah before Diana and Charles had gone steady. She was the one who introduced the two when Diana was 16. She even called herself Cupid. She takes credit for them falling in love.

Her Sister

Her Sister

In The Kitchen

Eating in the kitchen itself with servants instead of in a dining room was against the royal family protocol. Princess Diana was no stranger to breaking protocol. Her personal chef, Darren McGrady, said she’d step into the kitchen and eat at a countertop while he is cleaning. She’d also make the two of them coffee.

In The Kitchen

In The Kitchen

Taking Her Own Life

One of the saddest admissions from the tapes is that she struggled with depression and even tried to take her own life. In her interviews, she said, “I was so distraught and wanted to cut my wrists with razor blades.” Also, she even spoke about bulimia, and how the eating disorder began when Prince Charles put his hand on its neck, and said, “A bit chubby here, aren’t we?”

Taking Her Own Life

Taking Her Own Life

Paparazzi

In recent years, Prince William and Prince Harry have opened up more of their mother’s memories. While some are uplifting, others are not so heartwarming. They spoke about how Diana got involved in her charitable work. They even spoke of her experiences with the paparazzi. Prince William said once: “If you are the Princess of Wales, and a mother, I don’t think it’s appropriate for 30 men on bikes to chase you who spit at you to respond and make a woman cry out publicly to photograph. We had to live through that, Harry and I.

Paparazzi

Paparazzi

Dress Mishap

The wedding gown of Princess Diana looked like it had been taken directly from a fairytale.  Moments before she had to go down the aisle, she spilled her perfume on it. Makeup artist Barbara Daly said she mistakenly drenched part of the gown with it. So then, Diana’s dress was lifted. Although it might seem that she did this so as not to trip on it, it was merely to cover the perfume spot with her hand.

Dress Mishap

Dress Mishap

The Shrinking Woman

It took no less than 15 items to get the wedding dress of Princess Diana. At last, her designers, Elizabeth and David Emanuel said they declined to dress her because she needed to lose too much weight when she first fitted. The height was 29 inches, but Diana was 23.5 inches slender. “Every time she turned up for the fitting, she had lost more weight,” said Elizabeth. “We had to keep taking the caraway and setting the pattern. The last thing that we wanted was to make it in silk and play with it.” “It was very complicated for us to design the dress. “

The Shrinking Woman

The Shrinking Woman

Something Old

The fabrics have been described as Carrickmacross lace. It was very, very old. This came from vintage remnants acquired at auctions by her dress designers. This fabric dates back to Queen Mary’s day.

Something Old

Something Old

Hidden Message

Behind Diana’s handcrafted wedding shoes was a strong romantic gesture. Since the top of the shoe had an elaborate heart, Clive Shilton, the shoemaker, had a distinctive pattern’ C’ and’ D’ on it. Nobody saw the feet’s edge, he said, but it looked amazing. If she’d tripped, you’d see much more!

Hidden Message

Hidden Message

The Cakes

There has been a record of 27 wedding cakes at their royal wedding to celebrate the marriage between Charles and Diana. Nevertheless, Charles cut in a ceremonial sword the 5-foot-tall cake made by the Naval Armed Forces. In addition to the usual decoration, the coat of arms of Prince Charles and the crest of the Spencer family, the originals “C” and “D” were painted, with flowers such as roses, valley lilies, and orchids on top.

The Cakes

The Cakes

Breaking Tradition

The first English royal couple to break tradition, Diana and Charles, did not include “obedience” in their vows of marriage. Diana did not differ drastically from the standard promise to love comfort, honor, and keep him in sickness and health.”

Breaking Tradition

Breaking Tradition

A Commoner

When Diana and Charles wed in 1981, a British citizen hadn’t occupied the throne since 1660. Diana wouldn’t be the last commoner. Prince William’s partner— Cambridge’s Duchess, Kate Middleton, was also a commoner. Also, Prince Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle, was a commoner.

A Commoner

A Commoner

Longest Train

The famous wedding dress of Princess Diana had been made for Alexander McQueen by David and Elizabeth Emanuel. It had 10,000 pearls and had a 25-foot train. This is royal history’s longest train. The Princess added a 153-yard veil and silk shoes that had 542 sequins and 132 pearls, a tiara crafted in an 18th-century heirloom.

Longest Train

Longest Train

Not Custom-Made

The iconic Garrard Jewelry Catalog was used to choose Diana’s engagement ring, a 12-carat sapphire collection with 14 diamonds and a white gold band. This is one of the few royal rings not customized. It was said that Diana remembered the wedding ring of her mother. The Duchess of Cambridge is now wearing the charm of sapphire.

Not Custom Made

Not Custom Made

New Tradition

After their marriage vows, the royal couple did not kiss, so they took charge with a public show of affection in the balcony outside Buckingham Palace. Their kiss established a tradition that continues to this day.

New Tradition

New Tradition

Custom-Made Umbrellas

“In case of rain, Diana’s dress designers made her two umbrellas. They had both ivory and white so that for her big day, they would not reveal the color of the dress. Both of the umbrellas were designed to suit the dress with lace, sequins and pearls. In 2017, though, Elizabeth Emmanuel said she was glad that they didn’t have to be included, as “it had been made from lightweight materials so that they were not water-resistant.”

Custom Made Umbrellas

Custom Made Umbrellas

Three Wedding Dresses

The Emmanuels have made a backup and a duplicate dress for the Princess in the case of the gown being stolen or destroyed in addition to their original wedding dress. The alternative vanished after the marriage when the model was shown at Madame Tussauds. “It hung up for a long time in the studio, and then it disappeared,” said Elizabeth Emmanuel. “I don’t know if we sold or packed it, it’s been such a busy time. I’m certain that one day it’s going to turn up in a bag!”

Three Wedding Dresses

Three Wedding Dresses

Two Women

Prince Charles was said to be standing at a window with a glimpse of people gathering outside the cathedral in advance of the wedding. The night before the big day, Prince Charles, 32, asked something about love from his now old valet Stephen. He then spoke to Stephen about his feelings. “Is it possible to love two men at the same time?” he asked his valet.

Two Women

Two Women

Neither Wanted It

She spoke of a moment just after her engagement with Prince Charles during one point in the recordings she had made. She thought she had to put the engagement down to her sisters. During the time of her involvement, Diana was twenty years old, and it was reported now she trusted her family to refuse to go to the wedding. ‘I went upstairs, I had lunch there with my sisters, and I said, ‘I can’t marry him. I can’t. I can’t do that. And they looked wonderful and said,’ Oh, bad luck, Duch.  Your face is already on the tea towel, so you’re too late to chicken out.”

Neither Wanted It

Neither Wanted It

Rehearsals

Several rehearsals were leading up to the wedding. However, they were 47 days before the big day. You’d want to work a lot if you’d be committed to the whole world!

Rehearsals

Rehearsals

Her Wedding Day

Princess Diana, as we remember, was not too sure about her relations with Prince Charles. We know that she didn’t want to wed, though.  Diana later heard of her wedding day, which she labeled ‘the worst day of my life.’

Her Wedding Day

Her Wedding Day

Unhappy Marriage

And while we know Princess Diana, Prince Charles wasn’t perfect for each other. It wasn’t long overdue. This began on their honeymoon. The Prince decided to catch some readings. According to royal journalist Penny Junor, while the couple was on a 14-day Mediterranean cruise. Diana wasn’t too happy to read, rather than paying attention to her. “Diana wasn’t a very good reader, and she was annoyed he chose to cover his head in a book rather than sit down and talk to her,” Junor explained.

Unhappy Marriage

Unhappy Marriage

The Ending

Over the years, the royal couple has been doing it from bad to worse. Political controversies, mudslinging, and explosive all-round interviews were taking place. It all lasted until the Prince and Princess were divorced on 28 August 1996. Unfortunately, Diana was killed just one year later in a car crash.

The Ending

The Ending

 

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