Title: Prince Harry Refuses to Watch “The Crown” Over Controversial Portrayal of Princess Diana’s Tragic Death
In a surprising turn of events, Prince Harry has reportedly decided not to watch the latest season of Netflix’s hit series, “The Crown.” The decision comes as the show dives into the sensitive topic of Princess Diana’s final days and her ill-fated relationship with film producer Dodi Fayed.
“The Crown” has garnered widespread attention for its portrayal of historical events surrounding the British royal family, and this particular season has sparked controversy due to its depiction of Princess Diana’s tragic death. The late princess is even shown in some scenes as a ghost, engaging in conversations with Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth.
What makes this decision even more significant is Prince Harry’s personal connection to the subject matter. At the young age of 12, he had a final conversation with his mother just before her untimely death. Considering his strong advocacy for mental health and his own struggles with the impact of his mother’s passing, it is understandable why he refuses to watch the series.
Although Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, signed a lucrative deal with Netflix, they were not consulted or provided with advance episodes for approval. This lack of involvement stands in contrast to their position within the royal family and highlights the widening rift between Prince Harry and his estranged brother, Prince William, who has also decided not to watch the show.
While the first four episodes of the season have already been released to the public, the remaining six are yet to be streamed. However, “The Crown” has already faced its fair share of criticism, especially regarding its portrayal of key events surrounding Princess Diana’s death. Royal commentators have disputed certain scenes, such as Dodi Fayed’s proposal to Diana, which lacks any concrete evidence.
Another scene that has come under scrutiny depicts Prince Charles begging his parents for a state funeral for Diana. Contrary to the show’s depiction, it was actually Queen Elizabeth who recognized the need for a public tribute, arranging for a Royal Air Force jet to bring Diana’s body home.
As the debate surrounding the accuracy of “The Crown” continues, it remains to be seen how viewers, especially those closely tied to the British royal family, will react to the portrayal of events that are deeply intertwined with their lives. For now, Prince Harry’s decision to distance himself from the show speaks volumes about the emotional toll it may take on individuals who have experienced such heart-wrenching loss.
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