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Queen Elizabeth's 'Change Of Heart' Towards Diana Revealed

3/7/2016 4:47pm EST
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In a new bombshell report, Princess Diana has finally earned Queen Elizabeth's respect. She thanks the princess for the contribution she's made to the British Royal Family.

Friends, courtiers past and present, and others part of the queen's “inner circle” are revealing the change of heart that the queen has regarding Diana.

Daily Mail spoke with one particular friend of the queen's that reveals she has a newfound appreciation for Princess Diana. Her shift is distinctly different than the position she held for decades … viewing Diana as a “misfit” who was “quite mad.”

“Perhaps, after all,...

Kurt Russell Recalls Hosting Princess Diana & Her Sons At His Colorado Home

1/8/2016 9:25am EST
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Kurt Russell has recounted the time that Princess Diana and her sons, Princes William and Harry, stayed at his home in Colorado for a brief visit.

The actor met the Princess of Wales during the premiere of his film "Backdraft" in 1991. He extended an invitation to Diana after she chatted with him about her desire to take a vacation with her sons and get away from intruding photographers.

During an interview with James Corden, Russell revealed: "There was a royal premiere and I sat between Lady Diana and Prince Charles, which was an interesting experience at the time. Things weren't going ...

Princess Diana's Death: The Phone Transcripts Released

1/8/2016 2:30am EST
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Princess Diana's death is the focus of new transcripts that were released on Thursday. A recorded phone conversation between former President Bill Clinton and former Prime Minister Tony Blair shed new light on the shock these two world leaders felt amid the sudden death of the Princess of Wales in a fatal car crash in Paris.

According to The Telegraph, the transcripts were recorded on Sept. 1, 1997 at 11:29 a.m.; Princess Diana died on Aug. 31, 1997. These documents originate from a file of 500 pages kept at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.

As a tweet below shows...

Kitty Spencer Is A Bridesmaid, Not A Bride

1/6/2016 5:46pm EST
Lady Kitty Spencer Stuns As Bridesmaid In Friend's Wedding
Lady Kitty Spencer was in Cape Town, South Africa, ringing in 2016 with her friends, Lily Kuiper and Paal Stokkelien. According to People Magazine, Spencer, the niece of the late Princess Diana, was in town for Lily and Paal's wedding in which she served as a bridesmaid. There was quite a bit of celebrating to do and the festivities lasted a few days.

Not only was Kitty in the wedding, but she was also a part of the girls-only events that took place beforehand. She was photographed with the group at a winery, at brunch, and getting ready for Lily's big day. Check out some of the snaps belo...

Princess Diana's Hairstylist Opens Up

1/1/2016 11:38pm EST
Princess Diana's Hairstylist Reveals That She'd Get A 'Sneaky Pe
Sam McKnight was Princess Diana's hairstylist for the last seven years of her life. He was behind some of her most iconic looks, especially the slicked back style she was seen in.

The Telegraph reports that McKnight was the one responsible for getting Diana to lose the “aging helmet hair” and having her try more “spontaneous looking, sexier styles that were far more befitting a young woman in her early 30s.”

McKnight met Princess Diana in 1990 when he was working with her then-sister-in-law, Victoria, Viscountess Althorp. The hairstylist and Diana hit it off right away.

McKnight said: “S...

Would You Buy A Three-Decade Old Piece Of Cake? What If It Was From Princess Diana's Wedding?

12/15/2015 9:21am EST
34-Year-Old Piece Of Cake From Princess Diana & Prince Charles'
Nate D. Sanders Auctions in Los Angeles is selling a piece of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding. The 34-year-old slice of cake will start with an opening bid of $1,000 at the auction later this week.

The 1981 treat is a fruitcake with cream cheese frosting. The cake was created by then-Naval Armed Forces baker David Avery and is stored in a silver presentation box.

The cake includes the original gift note, which reads: "With best wishes from Their Royal Highnesses The Prince & Princess of Wales."

The cake, which is older than the couple's eldest son, Prince William, i...

Princess Di's 'Secret Daughter' Speaks Out

12/4/2015 9:15am EST
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Princess Diana supposedly has a "secret daughter" -- and this has been rumored for many years. In a new report put out by the National Enquirer, this woman has allegedly come forward to speak out about her "mother's" death. Evidently, this woman believes that Prince Charles murdered Princess Di and she's out to prove the truth to the world. Problem being, Prince Charles is allegedly doing everything that he can to shut her up.

"I have deliberately stayed in the background for many years. But my mother’s exhumation opened the door for me to go public. If the Palace keeps out of the investig...

This 'Royal' Is Va-Va-Voom, And Reportedly Upsetting Lady Di's Brother!

12/3/2015 10:40am EST
Lady Kitty Spencer Royal Scandal: Princess Diana's Curvy Niece T
Lady Kitty Spencer is called the sexiest cousin to Britain's Royal Family, and for good reason. The curvy niece of the late Princess Diana -- and cousin to Princes' William and Harry -- is entangled in a scandal over her choice of racy outfits. The word is, Lady Kitty's father is growing tired of his daughter's fame-hungry attitude.

In this month's cover of Tatler Magazine, the buxom 24-year-old is described as "Diana Princess of Wales’s most ravishing niece." However, Daily Mail refers to Lady Kitty Spender as a " bonafide bombshell."

In the mag, the free-spirited Kitty Spencer does a ...

Prince Harry Says Pain Of Losing His Mother Helps Him Empathize With Orphans

11/30/2015 10:19am EST
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Prince Harry attended the opening of a children's center in Lesotho, Africa, on Thanksgiving and opened up about the "gaping hole" in his heart following the death of his mother, Princess Diana.

The prince, 30, revealed, "I knew there would always be a gaping hole that could never be filled."

Diana, 36, died in a car crash in 1997 when Harry was 12 years old. The prince explained that losing his mother at such a young age helped him relate to orphans at the Mamohato Children's Center, reported US magazine.

He explained, "The children at the center were far younger than me, and of course,...

So, Diana's Private Letters Say This Man Is Prince Harry's Biological Father?

11/27/2015 10:39am EST
Prince Harry Paternity Scandal: Reportedly, Lady Di's Hocked Lov
A Prince Harry paternity scandal is, well, jaw-dropping, to say the least. The latest rumor about the redheaded -- and the bearded -- royal bachelor is that he is not the son of Prince Charles.

According to a tabloid report, the late Princess Diana's longtime romantic interest, James Hewitt, was busted in the act of selling eight private love letters from Lady Di. Reportedly, the intimate handwritten notes involve her struggles and feelings of being held captive in a marriage to Charles during their marital crisis.

Diana's ex is described as being "cash-strapped," and used the letters t...

Princess Diana Murder Mystery Continues

10/26/2015 7:05am EDT
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Princess Diana may not be resting in peace if a new report has any truth to it. The report comes from the National Enquirer and claims that Prince William and Prince Harry have ordered their mother's grave be dug up in an effort to prove that their own father, Prince Charles, was behind her tragic death.

"After being stonewalled by their father and ranking government officials, William and Harry took matters into their own hands. They sought out the best cold-case scientists and sent a team to dig up their mom, who was laid to rest at her ancestral home, Althorp. They didn’t tell Charles o...

Photoshopped Image Of Princess Diana & Kate Middleton Goes Viral

8/20/2015 9:27am EDT
Beautiful Or Creepy? Princess Diana Is Photoshopped Alongside Ka
A photoshopped image of Princess Diana looking at granddaughter Charlotte in Kate Middleton's arms has gone viral.

The image is set during the infant's christening day at the church of St. Mary Magdalene in Sandringham on July 5. The picture of Diana was from 1997 when she was bowing to Mother Teresa at the Missionaries of Charity's residence in New York.

The picture has been shared thousands of times on Facebook. Reactions to the image have been mixed, but most seem to like it.

Positive reactions included: "That pic with Princess Diana photoshopped in is the most beautiful pic i have se...

Donald Trump Gave 'Creepy' Attention To Princess Diana

8/18/2015 8:26am EDT
'Creepy' Donald Trump Reportedly Stalked Princess Diana, Who He
A British broadcaster claims that Donald Trump practically stalked Princess Diana after she split with Prince Charles.

English newscaster Selina Scott, who was close friends with Diana, says the now-presidential hopeful bombarded the princess with many bouquets of flowers and viewed her as "the ultimate trophy wife," reports the New York Daily News.

The feelings, however, weren't mutual, and Diana felt uncomfortable with the attention.

"'What am I going to do?'" Diana asked Scott, according to Scott. "'He gives me the creeps.'"

Scott wrote in the Sunday Times of London: "He bombarded Di...

Photos Of Princess Diana & Prince Charles Hit The Auction Block

8/11/2015 11:58am EDT
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Several photographs taken behind the scenes at Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding are being offered to the public at auction.

The 14 images were taken by Lord Lichfield, the only one allowed to take photos at the event. The pictures feature the newlyweds in unguarded moments during the celebration. One image shows the couple on Buckingham Palace looking at the crowd. Another features Diana carrying a tiny bridesmaid. A third shows Queen Eilzabeth II watching the festivities on television.

The Prince of Wales and Princess Diana decided not to include these particular images i...

So This Is Where Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge Got Her Leggy Pins

7/4/2015 2:47am EDT
Carole Middleton's Legs At Wimbledon Rival Daughter Duchess Kate
Carole Middleton is one hot mom -- to Duchess Kate, that is. Thursday at Wimbledon, it became clear just where Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge got her leggy pins -- her dear old mother.

Grandma Middleton, 60, a former airline attendant and current successful entrepreneur, showed off her stately figure as she took in some professional tennis at the 2015 Wimbledon Championship.

Not only did Carole draw attention by sitting in the Royal Box; her toned and tanned legs drew in the eyes. With Middleton's sunglasses partially masking her identity, some thought she was Duchess Kate of Cambridge.

Princess Diana's Famous Gown Is Up For Auction- See The Details

6/19/2015 9:08pm EDT
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Want to dress a gown worn buy Princess Diana? No problem! But it'll cost you about $30,000. According to People, a gown worn by the late Princess Di is being auctioned at a Hollywood Legends sale at the LA auction house Julien's Auctions. The starting bid's a cool thirty grand, but we can all assume the final price will be quite a bit higher. Some sources are saying the dress will go for as high as $60,000-$80,000!

That the dress was Princess Diana's is enough to make it a sought-after item, but the dress itself is truly a thing of beauty. here's how it's described on the auction's officia...

7 Reasons Why We Still Mourn Princess Diana

8/3/2014 2:00pm EDT
Almost 20 Years Later, 7 Reasons Why We Still Mourn Princess Dia
Just after midnight on August 31, 1997, a car carrying Diana Princess of Wales, and her fiancé Dodi Fayed crashed in a Paris tunnel. The paparazzi were blamed, the royal family was said to be involved, even international terrorists were rumored to have had a hand in this tragedy. Regardless of who or what was to blame for the tragedy, the death of Princess Diana took away a sense of innocence in celebrity and history that the public at large still mourns to this day. Although it is almost 20 years after, here are 7 reasons why we still mourn the loss of the "People's Princess."

7. Dian...

12 Celebs People Love to Believe Faked Their Deaths

6/4/2014 5:00pm EDT
12 Dead Celebrities People Love To Believe Faked Their Deaths
Sometimes we just don’t want to believe a loved one is gone. The same is true for some celebrities, especially after they die under odd circumstances. There will always be a slice of the population that believes these celebrities faked their death for one reason or another.

Kurt Cobain

Despite evidence Cobain committed suicide, the rock legend continues to be the target of conspiracy theorists. In one of the most bizarre theories, it's believed Cobain faked his death and continued to live as Rivers Cuomo, lead singer of Weezer. Why? Cuomo appeared in the music scene soon after Cobain's de...

British Critics Ravage 'Diana'; 'Wesley Snipes In A Blonde Wig Would Be More Convincing'

9/6/2013 9:26am EDT
The highly anticipated royal biopic Diana starring Naomi Watts has come under fire from movie critics in Britain, who have branded the motion picture "fabulously awful," "tedious" and "cheap."

The 44 year-old actress takes on the title role of Diana, Princess of Wales in the film, which premiered in the on Thursday night and portrays the late royal in the last years of her life before her death in a car crash in Paris, France in 1997.

Nonetheless, the movie has received a slew of scathing reviews from Britain's critics in the aftermath of the premiere, with many questioning the movie's h...

Naomi Watts Used Swizzle Stick To Paralyze Face For 'Diana' Role

8/30/2013 10:34am EDT
Naomi Watts has opened up about how she had to paralyze the right-side of her face to play Princess Diana.

The blonde beauty plays the late Princess of Wales in new biopic Diana and she was so determined to perfect her mannerisms that she was forced to wander around with a wooden cylindrical stick in her mouth in order to change the way it moved.

Speaking to Empire magazine, she said: "I didn't just want to appear like her, it's also about the tone of her voice and the way she moved her face. It's completely the opposite of how I move my face. I move my face on the right-hand side and she...

Naomi Watts Used Childhood Heartache For 'Diana' Role

8/20/2013 2:23pm EDT
Naomi Watts called upon her own experience of childhood pain to ensure her portrayal of Diana, Princess Of Wales does not risk upsetting the royal's sons.

The 44 year-old actress was cast as the late British princess in Oliver Hirschbiegel's upcoming biopic Diana  but her immediate concerns were the feelings of Diana's sons, Princes William and Harry.

Naomi's father, Peter, died of an apparent drug overdose when she was just seven years old and she was determined to make sure her part in the movie does not upset the royal brothers, who were aged 15 and 12 when Diana died in a car crash ...

Scotland Yard To Assess New Information On Princess Diana's death

8/18/2013 1:08pm EDT
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Princess Diana's death could be re-investigated due to sensational new claims.

Scotland Yard have been reportedly passed on new information including an allegation the late British monarch was murdered by a soldier.

Diana and Dodi Fayed died 16 years ago after their driver Hendri Paul crashed their car in Paris and the new claims surrounding their deaths are being assessed for their credibility.

A source told the Sunday Mirror newspaper: "A new witness has come forward and seems to be suggesting that Diana's death could be linked to the British military.

"Officers have a duty to assess ...

Anticipation Builds For The Royal Baby

7/12/2013 2:48pm EDT
Royal Baby Photographers
Photographers have been busy setting up ladders and chairs and jockeying for the best position outside of St. Mary's Hospital in London in preparation for the new addition to England's Royal Family.

The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, are expecting their first child any day now, and despite no official announcement, Middleton's due date is believed to be very soon. Some say it's July 13; while Kate's mom, Carole Middleton, has reportedly said that the baby's zodiac sign will be Leo, according to to the UK's Mirror -- which means the little prince or princess...

First Look: Naomi Watts Becomes Late Princess Of Wales In Teaser Trailer For 'Diana'

6/12/2013 11:19pm EDT
Naomi Watts as Diana
The first teaser trailer for Diana, the forthcoming biopic of the late Princess of Wales, was released on Wednesday. Naomi Watts stars as the People's Princess in the role of a lifetime, which chronicles the final two years of the humanitarian's life.

The film explores Diana's private life in the wake of her divorce from Prince Charles -- from her secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Dr. Hasnat Khan (Naveen Andrews) up to her tragic death in a Paris tunnel in August 1997 while trying to escape the paparazzi.

The film is based on the book "Diana: Her Last Love" by Kate Snell, wh...

Freddie Mercury Smuggled A Cross-Dressing Princess Diana Into Gay Bar

4/1/2013 10:27am EDT
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Freddie Mercury once dressed Princess Diana as a man and smuggled her into a gay bar, it has been claimed.

The late Queen rocker and comedian Kenny Everett reportedly gave the British royal - who died in a car crash in Paris in 1997 - an army jacket, cap and sunglasses to wear for a night out in South London homosexual haunt the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in the 1980s, according to comedienne Cleo Rocos.

A piece in Cleo's new memoir The Power of Positive Drinking - which is serialized in the Sunday Times newspaper - explains: "Freddie told her we were going to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, a not...

London Heckler Throws Bottle At Rihanna; Singer Compared To Princess Diana In Local Paper

2/18/2013 6:01pm EST
Rihanna spent her Saturday night partying in London with model pals Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn at The Box nightclub; narrowly avoiding a crisis after an angry heckler threw a bottle at her while they were leaving.

The singer avoided a direct hit from the bottle, but she suffered a cut to her knee from a metal grate during all the the excitement. The assailant also yelled at her about on-again/off-again boyfriend Chris Brown, according to

The singer, in town to launch her new clothing collection during Fashion Week, was also the focus of an article by feminist writer Camille...

Naomi Watts Refused To Cut Her Hair For 'Diana' Role

1/4/2013 2:14pm EST
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Actress Naomi Watts opted to wear a wig to portray Diana, Princess Of Wales in an upcoming movie because she wasn't "brave enough" to cut her long hair for the role.

The "King Kong" star plays the lead in Oliver Hirschbiegel's upcoming drama Diana, which focuses on the last two years of the British royal's life before she died in a car crash in Paris, France in 1997.

Watts was photographed in character throughout the shoot, but she reveals the short bob she sported to portray the late princess was not her real hair.

She tells Britain's Marie Claire magazine, "I loved wearing a wig to ...

Lady Gaga Debuts 'Princess D.I.E.' Song At U.K. Show

9/9/2012 4:02pm EDT
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Lady Gaga used the first U.K. show of her current world tour to debut a track written in honor of late British royal Diana, Princess Of Wales.

The pop superstar took to the stage at Twickenham Stadium in Richmond upon Thames for the first of her British Born This Way Ball shows on Saturday and she courted controversy by playing a new song called Princess D.I.E. - a reference to the late royal who died in a car crash in France in 1997.

Before playing the track, Gaga spoke of her admiration for Prince William's mother, telling the crowd, "Since I was a very young girl, the people's Prince...

Naomi Watts Is 'Dreading' Public's Reaction To Her 'Diana' Film

9/7/2012 9:23am EDT
Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts is "dreading the reaction" to her portrayal of Diana, Princess Of Wales as she fears offending the late royal's army of loyal fans.

The British-born actress, who grew up in Australia, stars in Oliver Hirschbiegel's upcoming drama Diana, which tells the story of the last two years of the icon's life before she died in a car crash in Paris, France in 1997.

Watts, who has been spotted filming scenes over the summer, admits the role was "more complicated and sensitive" than she had anticipated because she wanted to respect the late royal's sons, Princes William and Harry - and s...

Spotted On Set: Naomi Watts As Princess Diana

7/2/2012 10:59am EDT
Naomi Watts Caught In Flight
Naomi Watts has started filming "Caught In Flight," which centers on the last two years of Princess Diana's life before she died in a car crash in Paris, France, in 1997. Naveen Andrews ("Lost") also stars.

On set Watts wore a metallic sequined gown - in trademark Diana style - with short upswept hair. She doesn't bare much resemblance to the royal princess, but we have a feeling the British-born actress will act the part rather well.

Watts beat off competition from Keira Knightley and Jessica Chastain to land the role.

The actress recently admitted she was hesitant about taking on the ...