Reconciliation or Cold War?
Princes Harry and William together unveil a statue in tribute to their mother Lady Di on Thursday in the gardens of London's Kensington Palace and in small groups, an opportunity to test their relationship.
Died in a car accident in Paris in 1997, the Princess of Wales, née Diana Spencer, would have turned 60 on Thursday.
The statue, made by Ian Rank-Broadley, will be unveiled in the "buried garden" of Kensington, his former residence and that of his son William, heir to the crown, in the presence - Covid-19 requires - of around thirty people only, including members of the Spencer family.
Prince Charles, whom she married 40 years ago on July 29 and from whom she divorced in 1996, should not participate in the ceremony, according to one of her relatives quoted by
s, so as not to "wake up old injuries ”.
The myth of Lady Di continues
More than 24 years after her death, the myth of Lady Di lives on: her car was auctioned for some 60,000 euros at a museum in South America this week, she is still considered a fashion icon and her dresses are regularly exhibited in the UK - a phenomenon fostered by
But more than the tribute to the princess, the stake of the ceremony is to know if the reunion of the two brothers can appease the crisis caused by the sensational exit of Harry from his role within the royal family, and the relentless interview. given with his wife Meghan Markle to the star of the American screens Oprah Winfrey, broadcast in March.
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