The crown put one of these princess Diana‘s most infamous moments front and center.
The trailer for season five of the Netflix drama, released on October 20, provides an inside look at Diana’s 1995 interview in the BBC documentary series Panoramain which she discussed the dissolution of her marriage with then-Prince Charles.
In her iconic black blazer and white t-shirt, Diana, played by Elizabeth Debickisays journalist Martin Bashirplayed by Prasanna Puwanarajah“I will not go quietly. I will fight to the end.”
The interview, which was viewed by an estimated 200 million people, has been embroiled in controversy in recent years. In 2021, a BBC investigation launched by Diana’s brother Earl Charles Spencerdiscovered that Martin had falsely ordered false bank statements showing that two senior assistants were being paid by British security services for information about Diana, all in an attempt to get Earl to introduce his sister to the journalist.
In response to the findings, Prince William and Prince Harry issued a joint statement in which they Panorama interview in May 2021, saying: “I believe that the deceptive manner in which the interview was obtained significantly influenced what my mother said. The interview was a major contributor to the deterioration of my parents’ relationship and has since hurt countless others.”