In an article on Tuesday’s Dan Wootton’s Tonight Show, the GB News host welcomed Lady Colin Campbell and Phil Dampier to talk about recent royal headlines, including the upcoming The Crown series. In a Netflix show featuring Princess Diana’s interview with Martin Bashir, a panel discussed cutting Prince William’s plea from the drama.
The fifth installment of the long-awaited fiction-drama series is set to air this month, focusing on the breakdown of marriage and the aftermath of Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ split.
During the season, two episodes will feature the infamous 1995 interview with the late Princess of Wales, Martin Bashir.
After an investigation revealed that Bashir had used forgery and deception to secure his chat with Diana, Prince William said in a statement that the interview should never be aired again.
Even though the heir to the throne reportedly pleaded with the show boss to cut his mother’s shocking panoramic interview, his request was reportedly ignored.
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“I don’t quite understand how they can ignore it, so I think Crown has the right to go ahead with it, but obviously it’s painful for William and I can sympathize with him.” increase.
The fifth series, which airs on November 9, will primarily focus on the division of the royal family and Charles’ relationship with Camilla Parker-Bowles.
William’s isn’t the only one whose hopes have been ignored, as the show recently sparked controversy with many members canceling their subscriptions after their bosses refused a request that they should add a disclaimer.
The Crown follows important real-life events within a royal timeline, but is a fictional show adapted for entertainment purposes.
Many viewers are concerned that fans will take it as historical truth, and have been asked to place a disclaimer before the episode.
Fans of the show aren’t the only ones calling for Netflix to add a statement, as actress Judi Dench claimed her false portrayal of the royal family was damaging the monarchy.
In an open letter published by The Times, the iconic star called the upcoming fifth series “brutally unjust.”
The Crown Season 5 premieres on Netflix on November 9th.