FORMER Army captain James Hewitt was Princess Diana's ex-lover who has been forced to deny numerous times over the years that he is Prince Harry's father. The 60-year-old was rushed to hospital in May 2017 after suffering a heart attack and stroke. Here's everything we know about him... Who is James Hewitt? James Hewitt is a former household cavalry officer in the British Army. The 58-year-old was born in Derry, Northern Ireland, but was brought up in Kent and Devon before being educated at one of the country's top public schools - Millfield in Somerset. He attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Life Guards - a senior army regiment - as a second lieutenant in 1978. In 1991 he served as a Challenger tank commander in the Gulf War but failed the exam for promotion to major three times. Hewitt retired from the Army in March 1994 after 17 years of service and opened up a golf driving range. The following year rumours emerge that he had been having a … [Read more...] about Who is James Hewitt? Ex-Army captain who had an affair with Princess Diana but denies he’s Prince Harry’s father
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TWENTY years ago, Dodi Al Fayed was travelling in a car with his lover Princess Diana when they crashed in a Paris tunnel killing them and driver Henri Paul instantly. Diana's private secretary has since claimed the princess wasn't in love with Dodi and just wanted a fun summer on his yacht. We reveal all... Who was Dodi Al Fayed? The oldest son of former Harrods owner and billionaire Mohamed Al Fayed, Dodi was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1955. His mother was Samira Khashoggi - sister of Saudi Arabian-born billionaire arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi - and his dad also owned Fulham Football Club and the Hôtel Ritz in Paris. Dodi attended schools in Paris, the exclusive Le Rosey in Switzerland and also had a brief stint at Sandhurst military academy, which Princes William and Harry also attended. He split his time between the Khashoggi homes in Paris, the Riviera, and Cairo and his father's home in Alexandria, Egypt. When he was 15, Dodi moved to London and became a familiar … [Read more...] about Who was Dodi Al Fayed? Princess Diana’s lover who died with her in the Paris car crash in 1997
PRINCESS Diana's sudden death on August 31, 1997, aged just 36, stunned the world and sent Britain into mourning. Scenes of distress and an unprecedented outpouring of emotion from the public were witnessed at her funeral — but when was it and what have her sons said since then? When was Princess Diana's funeral? Princess Diana was laid to rest on September 6, 1997, exactly a week after her horror car crash in Paris. As many as 2,000 people attended the ceremony in Westminster Abbey, where her coffin was brought on a gun carriage from Kensington Palace. Although it was not an official state funeral, a full deployment of royal pageantry characterised the sombre ceremony. As the coffin made the 1hr 47min journey from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey, distraught young Princes William and Harry walked behind along with Prince Charles, Prince Philip and Diana's brother Earl Charles Spencer. The streets were lined with more than a million people, many of whom lay flowers … [Read more...] about When was Princess Diana’s funeral and what have Prince William and Prince Harry said about following her coffin?
Culture Meghan Markle Prince Harry wedding The upcoming union between Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle presents a special opportunity to change the royal view on race relations in the U.K., according to British writer Andrew Morton, who penned a notorious biographer of Harry’s late mother Princess Diana. While speaking with TMZ on Friday, Morton noted the radical change Markle represents and what that means for the monarchy going forward. “The royal family have not been top of the list for racial integration. There’s only been six percent of the workforce inside the palaces [that] are from ethnic backgrounds,” Morton said. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry speak with guests as they attend the Women's Empowerment reception hosted by the Foreign Secretary during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at the Royal Aeronautical Society on April 19, 2018 in London, England. Princess Diana's biographer says … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle Will Change Royal Views on Race Relations, According to Princess Diana’s Biographer
BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Newsletter Signup Media & Culture Entertainment By Camille Heimbrod 04/19/18 AT 8:09 AM Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will soon tie the knot, and royal fans expect them to share a public kiss after their wedding ceremony.Multiple sources revealed that the royal couple won’t share a balcony kiss like Prince Charles and Princess Diana, as well as Prince William and Kate Middleton.Katie Nicholl, a royal expert, told Entertainment Tonight that St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, Prince Harry, and Markle’s wedding venue, doesn’t have a balcony.“The only thing about St. George’s is it doesn’t have a balcony. So we won’t get to see that big balcony wave that we got with the royal wedding being in central London and of course at Buckingham Palace,” Nicholl said.Express recently shared the iconic balcony kiss photos of Prince Charles and … [Read more...] about Prince Charles, Princess Diana Royal Wedding Kiss Revisited Before Harry, Meghan’s Nuptials