Prince William claims that Princess Diana would have been a 'nightmare' grandmother

Apr 25, 2018
02:33 A.M.
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The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third child to the world.


In the documentary Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, Prince William had opened up about how Princess Diana would be a doting grandmother to his children, reported E Online.

Kate Middleton and Prince William were blessed with a baby boy on April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace announced the news on Twitter adding that the mother and the child were doing well.

The baby was born at St. Mary's Hospital, London, the same hospital were Prince George and Princess Charlotte were also born.

As Prince William has expressed earlier, his children will never meet their paternal grandmother, Princess Diana. 


He had spoken about his mother being a “nightmare grandmother” to his children in Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy. The heir to the British throne had said that he constantly spoke about “Granny Diana” with George and Charlotte.


Had she been alive, Princess Diana would be 56 years old and would probably dote on her grandchildren.

“She’d be a nightmare grandmother – absolute nightmare. She’d love the children to bits, but she’d be an absolute nightmare.”

Prince William, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, July 24, 2017.

The 35-year-old Prince also revealed that they have put more photos of Diana in the house and that they talk about her. Since Kate did not know her much, it is William who mostly speaks about her when putting his children to bed.

He wants his children to remember that they there “were two grandmothers” in their lives.


William believes his mother might have liked her grandchildren a little too much. She would probably come at bath time and would have left after creating a boisterous scene with bubbles and bathwater everywhere.


He also revealed that his mother gave him a sense of normalcy, something not afforded to members of the royal family. He said that he and Kate were doing the same with their children.

He wants his children to know that there was a real life outside the palace. He remembers her philanthropic efforts, adding that she wanted her children to see it from a very young age.

It has been almost 20 years since her death, but he still feels connected to Diana. He said, “My mother lives with me every day.”