Prince Harry finds controversy surrounding Princess Diana interview investigation `horrid`

Prince William says new investigation into BBC's Diana interview a 'step in the right direction'

In his statement, Prince William said of the new inquiry: "It should help establish the truth behind the actions that led to the Panorama interview and subsequent decisions taken by those in the BBC at the time".

However, her brother Earl Spencer, has since claimed that false documents were used to secure the interview.

The person familiar with the situation also questioned some British media reports which asked why Harry, living in California with his wife Meghan and son Archie, had not joined his brother in welcoming the investigation earlier. His younger brother, Prince Harry, has not made any statement about the said investigation.

Meanwhile, the infamous interview of their mother Diana by Martin Bashir is becoming popular again.

"Harry is getting regular updates and is aware of everything that is happening", the insider added. "Sadly, some people are not just seeing this as a drive for truth, but also trying to use this as an opportunity to drive a wedge between the brothers".

"You do not need a public statement to imagine how he is feeling privately".

On Wednesday, the BBC announced that Lord Dyson, one of the country's most senior retired judges and a former Supreme Court judge, had been appointed to lead the inquiry. This will include looking at the mocked up bank statements, alleged payments to members of the royal household, and other issues raised by Earl Spencer.

According to the terms agreed upon by the BBC and investigators, the probe will consider to what extent the actions of Bashir influenced Princess Diana's decision to give the interview and what knowledge the broadcaster had of those actions at the time. Will said, "The independent investigation is a step in the right direction".

A BBC spokeswoman said the investigation would be "fully independent" with "a suitably wide remit".

Nearly 23 million people tuned in to watch the Panorama programme 25 years ago.

Prince Charles and Diana's relationship is covered in the season, as well as Diana's bulimia and her struggle to fit in with the royal family.

In episode 6 of series 4, titled Terra Nullius - which deals with Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1983 tour of Australia - Adeane is shown speaking brusquely and insensitivity to the Princess, springing it on her that she has to be separated from Prince William, then still a baby, for two weeks.

A month later, the Queen urged the separated couple to divorce, which they did in 1996, a year before she died in a vehicle crash in Paris.



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