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How Princess of Wales, Diana, became ‘a champion of underdogs’?


Princess Diana said she wanted a “monarchy that has more contact with its people” in 1995. And, she also admitted to an extra-marital affair. 

Not only did Late Diana live out this wish to her fullest, but she also left us with lasting lessons on what that contact looks like.

Amazon Prime’s “Princess Diana: Behind the Headlines” looks back at the real Diana through those who remember her life and legacy. Diana showed an incredible amount of care and compassion for people in need, the sick and the underprivileged. 

Royal expert, Mr Shaw said:-

“Princess Diana had a sixth sense for people in need. She always knew who needed her the most when she walked into the room. She was going to be a champion of the underdog, for sure. Even from the start, she would go out and reach people and someone would say they needed her that day”.

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“Princess Diana had an instinct for caring and for people who actually needed help. And so, this is the reason, why she is widely remembered as “The People’s Princess”. It was the moniker bestowed upon her by former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair after her death in 1997.

Diana was always in the limelight. 

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The Princess of Wales spent her years in the spotlight as royal shedding light on little-known humanitarian causes and dispelling myths about the disease. She reached out to disenfranchised people in a way no aristocrat had done in the past years. 

According to a royal expert, the deftly manipulated media had an insatiable appetite for her, to bring awareness to causes like homelessness in the UK and the realities of HIV/AIDS.