/ 17 May 2021

Diana’s interlocutor quits the Beeb

The report into allegations that renowned BBC journalist Martin Bashir acted improperly when he secured Princess Diana’s participation in his career-making 1995 interview has been finalised – but he has already resigned. Bashir has been on sick leave for several months, and the BBC says he will not return to work. There have long been questions about how Bashir – then a relatively unknown journo – secured the bombshell interview with Diana where she said that there were “3 of us in this marriage” – a reference to Camilla, the now Duchess of Cornwall. The accusations against Bashir centre on claims of fake documents he used to convince Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, that the media were paying associates of the Royal family for information against her. Meanwhile, Diana’s former hubby is said to be already looking into how he’ll run things when he’s king, which going by Queen Elizabeth’s current form will be in 2121…

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