Princess Diana played a cheeky prank on Oprah Winfrey as the American host wanted an interview | Royal

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Princess Diana played a cheeky prank on Oprah Winfrey as the American host wanted an interview | Royal


In a new chapter of “Battle of Brothers”, author and royal expert Robert Lacey claimed the Princess of Wales “never had much time for” the American broadcaster. According to Mr. Lacey, in the mid-1990s, Oprah wanted a one-on-one interview with Diana.

The host of the American talk show is said to have traveled to London to try to convince the royal to do an interview.
Mr Lacey explained that Diana decided to play a prank on Oprah and invited her to Kensington Palace for lunch.

Oprah had recently lost 40 pounds on a new diet at the time.

The expert wrote that Diana had her personal chef Darren McGrady prepare her special tomato mousse for Oprah’s visit.

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The Princess of Wales would have been wary of the American broadcaster.
Simone Simmons, a friend of the princess, also told the royal author: “Diana felt very uncomfortable with Oprah.

“She thought Oprah was only looking for sensationalism – like when she interviewed Fergie about her book, and all she wanted to talk about was Diana. “

Diana was reportedly concerned that Oprah wanted the interview to improve her television ratings.

However, Diana’s son Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle decided to do an interview with Oprah earlier this year.

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