Princess Diana Revealed Doubts About Marrying Prince Charles Because of 4 Words He Uttered

When Prince Charles married Princess Diana, it seemed like the world could not get enough of the couple. Their relationship was touted as a regular storybook romance, in which the beautiful young woman found her prince, married him, and was set to live out her happily ever after.

Unfortunately, there was no happily ever after for Diana. The marriage fell apart within a few years, resulting in nothing but scandals and embarrassment. It seems Charles had always been in love with another woman, and he had been carrying on an affair with her for almost his entire marriage to Diana.

After Diana finally seemed to be moving on from the drama, she was killed in a tragic accident because the paparazzi could simply not leave her alone.

Sadly now, more than 20 years after Diana died, lost interview tapes emerge, and in her own words, the people’s princess revealed that her life could have taken a very different course. Something Charles said in an interview just before the wedding gave her pause, and almost made her reconsider the entire marriage. We can only imagine if she had called it off that she might still be alive today.

According to biographer Andrew Morton, Diana confessed that she almost called the whole thing off. Something Charles said in an interview after they were engaged ‘traumatized’ her, and it gave her a lot of reservations about the wedding.

A reporter was interviewing them shortly after the engagement announcements went out. Diana was already feeling wounded because of the engagement ring she chose.

She picked the famous oval sapphire out of a catalogue, while it was more customary for one to be designed for a royal bride. Commenters began calling it the ‘commoner’s sapphire’, and it made Diana feel a bit out of place with the royals.

Then the reporter asked Charles if he and Diana were ‘really in love’. Charles’ flippant response really knocked his fiancé for a loop.

He responded, “Whatever ‘in love’ means.”

After that, Diana wrestled with her feelings and seriously thought about calling it off. She ended up going through with the marriage, hoping to make it work, but unfortunately that isn’t how things ended for her.

In Morton’s book, “Diana: Her True Story,” he shares some of the revelations she made to him for the first time since her death. While most knew that the marriage ended in a shamble, the book shows how the young woman had more struggles over her relationship with Charles than we might have dreamed.

While Diana’s life ended in tragedy, two very good things came out of her union with Charles: Prince William and Prince Harry. They were the bright spots in their mother’s life, and they are now two bright spots in the modern world.

The two take after their mother a lot, and thankfully they have learned from her mistakes. Both seem to be following down a much brighter path. William and his wife, Kate Middleton, seem to be extremely happy together raising their children.

Harry has been over the moon with his upcoming wedding to American actress Meghan Markle. The two have broken a lot of traditions and are determined to do things their own way.
Their mother would be so proud.

Source: Newravel
Photos: West Midlands Police/Flickr, Newcastle Libraries/Flickr,

Tell Us What You Think

More Fab Stories

One family went on a vacation to see the Boston Marathon, and the school officials were not happy about it. The Principal sent a letter of...

A Kansas court has ruled that a Topeka man who donated sperm so two women could have a baby together after answering a Craigslist ad is not...

Cheryl Murray had a lump on her foot for a decade. She just kept ignoring it. That little lump eventually cost her, her entire leg.

Murray...

For some, it takes years to settle down and grow a family. Others, however, seem to go at a lightning pace. One couple was shocked; they were...

A mom was watching her children play with some other neighborhood kids on a trampoline. The boys were bouncing around and having a great time, and...

Latest Fab Stories

Something a cartoonist said in his weekly drawing offended a major advertiser. Next thing the artist knew, he was out of a job.

Rick...

Goldie Hawn has been married twice, but she’s just not sure the third time is the charm. In fact, Hawn believes the reason her relationship with...

A mother in Queensland, Australia is an extended nurser. Though she's faced some criticism, she says she refuses to cave to it and will continue...

Kelly Dirkes was carrying her adopted baby daughter around Target when a woman allegedly criticized her for carrying the infant, who she said "...

Timothy D. Blake, 28, of Mineral Wells, West Virginia, has been charged as the man who has grossed out a dozen women in Marietta, Ohio who claimed...