Princess Diana Said Camilla Parker Bowles Wasn’t the Reason Her Marriage to Prince Charles Failed

by Jeremy Spirogis
(L) Princess Diana and Prince Charles, (R) Camilla Parker Bowles

Once upon a time, Prince Charles was married to Princess Diana. Their wedding ceremony in 1981 resembled one thing out of a storybook, however they weren’t destined to dwell fortunately ever after as their marriage was no fairy story.

Instead, it was marred by scandals and infidelity. The Prince of Wales’ affair with Camilla Parker Bowles is commonly considered as the principle motive for the royal couple’s marriage ending. But Diana beforehand defined that she felt issues between her and the longer term king didn’t work for an additional motive.

(L) Princess Diana and Prince Charles, (R) Camilla Parker Bowles
(L) Princess Diana and Prince Charles | Tim Graham Photo Library through Getty Images, (R) Camilla Parker Bowles | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

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What Princess Diana mentioned about Camilla being a think about her marriage ending

A couple of years after she and Charles separated, Diana spoke candidly in her notorious Panorama interview concerning the breakdown of her marriage.

When requested if she believed Camilla was a think about that the princess answered, “Well, there were three of us in this marriage so it was a bit crowded.”

But she additionally admitted that issues weren’t so nice earlier than Charles cheated on her with Camilla and provided her confidants one more reason about why issues got here to an finish.

Diana advised mates her marriage didn’t work for various motive

Prince Charles and Princess Diana Wedding DayPrince Charles and Princess Diana Wedding Day
Prince Charles and Princess Diana Wedding Day | STR/AFP through Getty Images

Princess Diana had simply turned 20 years previous when she wed the 32-year-old inheritor obvious. The pair solely met a dozen occasions earlier than Charles popped the query and in accordance with Diana’s mates, she confessed that she felt the explanation they didn’t work out was due to poor timing.

The Express famous that royal professional Ingrid Seward revealed that when the princess talked about her marriage ending she reportedly mentioned, “What a shame we didn’t meet each other at a different time.”

Diana’s psychic and non secular healer Simone Simmons claimed that the princess additionally advised her that timing was the explanation her and the prince’s relationship failed. Simmons opined that had Charles and Diana waited to get married then they wouldn’t have divorced.

“If they had left it 10 years and then got married, I believe they would be together today,” Simmons mentioned through the Daily Mail. “They would have had their differences, but I think they may have got back together.”

Many royal followers suppose Charles was in love with Camilla all alongside

Prince Charles and Camilla Parker BowlesPrince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles
Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles | Anwar Hussein Collection/ROTA/WireImage

However, many royals followers will not be in settlement with Simmons that Charles and Diana would have stayed collectively as a result of it’s a typical perception that the prince was at all times in love with Camilla.

He dated Camilla within the ’70s however couldn’t marry her as a result of she was not thought of an acceptable bride for the person who would at some point be king. Moreover, when he went away with the navy she took herself off the market and married Andrew Parker Bowles.

Charles was underneath strain from his household to discover a spouse and it simply so occurred that round that point Diana got here into his orbit.

“He wasn’t in love, he wasn’t ready,” Charles’ cousin, Pamela Hicks, defined.

In 1997, Princess Diana died following a automobile crash in Paris one yr after she and Charles divorced. In 2005, Charles married Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

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