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Princess Diana Martin Bashir Interview Scandal: Journalist Says He Doesn’t Believe He “Hurt” Diana | Ents & Arts News

Journalist Martin Bashir broke his silence after the publication of the Dyson report, telling the Sunday Times that he did not believe he had harmed Princess Diana “in any way”.

In an interview with the newspaper, Bashir apologizes to Prince Harry and William for the 1995 BBC Panorama interview later found secure under false pretenses.

However, he stops before admitting he cheated Diane in the interview.

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He told the Sunday Times: “Everything we did in terms of the interview was as she wanted it to be, from the moment she wanted to alert the palace, to the time of its airing, to its content … Me and my family. loved her.

“I don’t think I can be held responsible for most of the other things that were going on in his life and the complex issues surrounding those decisions.

Bashir adds: “I can understand the motivation [of Earl Spencer, Diana’s brother] but channeling the tragedy, the difficult relationship between the royal family and the media only on my shoulders seems a little unreasonable to me … the suggestion for which I am singularly responsible is, in my opinion, unreasonable and unfair. “

It appeared on Saturday that Earl Spencer wrote to the head of the metropolitan police to ask the force to reconsider the circumstances surrounding the interview.

In the newspaper interview, Bashir also alludes to his friendship with the princess, claiming that they were friends and had a walk together before the interview was conducted.

Speaking of the fake bank statements he showed Earl Spencer to secure the interview, Bashir went on to say, “Obviously, I regret it, that was wrong.

“But it had nothing to do with anything. It had nothing to do with [Diana], this had no effect on the maintenance. “

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This notice was published: 2021-05-22 19:17:00