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“It’s now done”: 25 years after Lady Di’s shock interview, the BBC makes a strong gesture

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It was the shock interview of the year 1995. Diana Spencer met a journalist from the BBC, telling him some secrets about his life at Buckingham Palace. This interview marks the end of the fairy tale for the Princess of Wales. The broadcast of this interview had generated more than 1.64 million euros for the BBC. An astronomical sum which is, today, donated to charities linked to Diana.

The BBC had indicated its intention to donate the proceeds generated from the 1995 interview with Diana, Princess of Wales to charity. It’s now done “Said the group in a press release, again apologizing for the murky circumstances that led to this interview. ” A sum of 1.42 million pounds has been divided equally between seven associations linked to the princess. »

In 2021, an independent report revealed that journalist Martin Bashir had deceived the princess using false reports and deceptive methods. It was during this meeting that Diana publicly revealed the relationship between her husband and Camille Parker-Bowles, but also her own extramarital affairs.