Prince William has previously said the interview should never be aired again
Netflix’s “The Crown” will reportedly feature a controversial moment in royal history.
The drama has followed the reign of Queen Elizabeth II from her first days as Queen and portrayed many famous moments faced by the family, including the Queen’s coronation, the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and more.
According to The Sun, the upcoming fifth season of the show will feature Diana’s “Panorama” interview with Martin Bashir in which the royal shares a number of bombshell things about her marriage and the royal family in general.
Many people have since condemned the interview and a report indicated that Bashir used “deceitful behavior” to secure the interview.
Report says Martin Bashir used ‘deceitful behavior’ to secure interview of Princess Diana
The producers of The Crown see the interview as a pivotal moment in the series. [season] Five,” an insider told Outlet. “For writers, in the midst of a stormy marriage Charles and Deu led him to trample on the panorama, and that decision defined his final months afterward.”
In the interview, Diana admitted to having an extramarital affair and mentioned Charles’s affair with his now-wife Camilla.
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“They are making a huge investment in that,” the source continued. “The Crown has a track record of delving into areas of royal family history that he would rather leave alone.”
Diana and Charles’ son Prince William, 72, spoke about the famous interview and openly condemned it with Lord Dyson’s report, which BBC The report found that Bashir tricked Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, into introducing the journalist to his sister.
According to the outlet, William, 39, said the interview had “no validity” and should never be aired again.
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Granthshala News has reached out to representatives for Charles, William, Prince Harry and Netflix for comment. The royal family has been famously tight-lipped when it comes to “The Crown.”
Season five will be the final season of “The Crown”. Elizabeth Debecki will play Diana, while Dominic West will play Charles.
Other confirmed cast members include Imelda Staunton (Elizabeth), Jonathan Price (Prince Philip), Leslie Manville (Princess Margaret) and Olivia Williams (Camilla Parker).
Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have signed a multimillion-dollar deal to develop content for Netflix.