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Express: New Netflix Princess Diana Documentary Might Open New Wounds for William and Harry

Olowokandi Fiyin
May 25, 2020
01:40 P.M.
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A new Netflix documentary about the late Princess of Wales, Diana, might deal massive blows on her sons, Princes William and Harry according to a royal author.

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A new documentary about the mental health and life of Princess Diana, by DSP and Netflix, is in the works, but it does not seem to be a welcome development for her two sons, Prince William and Harry.

Diana Princess of Wales at St.John's, Newfoundland in Canada on June 23, 1983 | Photo: Getty Images

Diana Princess of Wales at St.John's, Newfoundland in Canada on June 23, 1983 | Photo: Getty Images

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Express UK reports that this documentary will tell the story of Princess Diana's tumultuous marriage to Prince Charles, with its focus on how It affected her mental health. According to the publication, the highlight of the documentary will be never-seen-before footages of the princess’ speeches between 1990 and 1992.

While Netflix has not endorsed the project titled, “Being Me: Diana” yet, it might also come as a huge blow to Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan.

Princess Diana at a fashion show at the Cologne Museum of Art in Cologne, Germany in November 1987 | Photo: Getty Images

Princess Diana at a fashion show at the Cologne Museum of Art in Cologne, Germany in November 1987 | Photo: Getty Images

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It will also delve into the mental and home struggles of the American-Born Princess and even detail how she almost took her life four times among other painstaking details.

Unfortunately, the news of the documentary was accepted with mixed reactions as Royal author, Leslie Carroll, believes it might have a negative impact on her sons, Prince Willam and Prince Harry.

Prince William and Prince Harry arrive for the wedding ceremony of Pippa Middleton at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield Green, England | Photo: Getty Images

Prince William and Prince Harry arrive for the wedding ceremony of Pippa Middleton at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield Green, England | Photo: Getty Images

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The royal author explained that given that princes had a hard time coming to terms with their parents’ divorce and grew up with an unhealthy emotional situation, there is no telling what their reaction would be to the new docudrama. Speaking about the program, she said:

“It might provide closure or it might-open new wounds for the sons. It all depends on who is going to speak to the camera and what they might reveal."

Prince Harry, Duhcess of Sussex attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 09, 2020 in London, England | Photo: Getty Images

Prince Harry, Duhcess of Sussex attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 09, 2020 in London, England | Photo: Getty Images

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According to The Sun, while Netflix has not endorsed the project titled, “Being Me: Diana” yet, it might also come as a huge blow to Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan as Harry worked with the film streaming company on "Thomas The Tank Engine 75th Anniversary Special" and might be unaware of the new project.

The Daily Mail has also noted that the timing of the project might be a little off because of the tension in the royal household following The Duke and Duchess of Sussex exit from the royal family and the effects of the pandemic on them at large.

Diana, Princess Of Wales, at an award ceremony At The Inn On The Park Hotel In London | Photo: Getty Images

Diana, Princess Of Wales, at an award ceremony At The Inn On The Park Hotel In London | Photo: Getty Images

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While all these speculations are making rounds, the Cosmopolitan has advised that we keep looking out for a reaction or statement from the British monarchy until the project is complete.

The late Princess of Wales’ story, which has been recounted several times by various media houses will be made into a four-part series by the television company, DSP, and the project will air on Netflix after its completion.

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