The interview had been around the world. On November 5, 1995, Lady Diana broke her silence for the first time since her marriage to Prince Charles of England on July 29, 1981. In a shocking interview with BBC journalist Martin Bashir, the Princess of Wales notably revealed the her husband’s infidelities with young Camilla Parker Bowles, declaring “There were three of us in this marriage”. She also suggested that she had been abandoned by the royal family, even though she was the victim of a deep depression characterized by violent binge eating. By this interview, the Princess of Wales had upset the British and deeply tarnished the image of the British Crown …
But while the Princess of Wales appeared to be indulging of her own free will, rumor has it that she was in fact forced to give her interview to the BBC. Twenty-five years after the interview was broadcast, journalist Martin Bashir is accused of bribing the Princess of Wales with threats and deeply condemnable lies. According to the Daily Mail, the journalist, then 32, threatened Diana with making public a forged document “proving” that William and Harry’s nanny, Tiggy Legge-Bourke, had undergone an abortion after having sex with Prince Charles. According to several sources, the princess had refused the BBC interview before being forced to do so by this stratagem less than a week before the event. She was also allegedly forced to write a letter entirely dictated by Bashir himself.
A report against Bashir in writing
Although the Metropolitan Police chose not to open an investigation into Diana’s interview, Supreme Court Justice Lord Dyson is reportedly writing a report to determine Bashir’s role in the 1995 events. interviewed up to 17 witnesses. “He is progressing very well”, recently revealed a relative of the magistrate. “It is going full blast and going much faster than expected.” The final version of the report should be delivered around May or June. For his part, Martin Bashir denies all the accusations against him, stressing that resorting to such stratagems at the time would have probably made him lose the confidence of the princess.
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