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Princess Diana Gave Her Son Prince William This Advice About Love Before Her Death

Princess Diana Gave Her Son Prince William This Advice About Love Before Her Death

The late Princess Diana imparted some wisdom on her son Prince William prior to her tragic death.

The late royal sat down with BBC1 Panorama for an interview in November of 1995, two years before her death, to talk about her divorce from Prince Charles following his affair with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

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During the interview, she discussed how she explained the separation to William and Prince Harry.

“I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life you must hang onto it and look after it. And if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it,” she said.

William asked me what had been going on, and could I answer his questions, which I did. He said, ‘Was that the reason why our marriage had broken up?’ And I said, ‘Well, there were three of us in this marriage, and the pressures of the media was another factor, so the two together were very difficult.’ But although I still loved Papa, I couldn’t live under the same roof as him, and likewise with him.”

“He’s a child that’s a deep thinker, and we don’t know for a few years how it’s gone it. But I put it gently, without resentment or anger,” she added of how he took the news.

This is reportedly what the two royal brothers most often fight about…

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