Prince William Shock: Kate Middleton’s Husband Reportedly Quoted By BBC Following Allegations Made About His Former Nanny, Prince Charles

Credit: The Royal Family/YouTube Screenshot

Credit: The Royal Family/YouTube Screenshot

The truth regarding Princess Diana’s controversial 1995 interview with Martin Bashir is slowly coming to light with the help of Prince William. Months ago, the Duke of Cambridge released a statement after learning that his late mother was deceived by Bashir and the BBC.

Now, new information emerged with regards to the allegations made by the network regarding Prince William’s former nanny, Tiggy Legge-Bourke, who also served as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son Archie’s godmother.

Bashir deliberately lied about the nanny allegedly having an affair with Prince Charles. There were also accusations that the heir to the throne got Tiggy pregnant but she had their child aborted.

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Prince William’s Former Nanny Accused Of Having An Affair With Prince Charles

Tiggy’s lawyer, Louise Prince, released a statement saying that the allegations were very serious, totally unfounded, and fabricated.

“The allegations were fabricated. They also appeared to exploit some prior false speculation in the media about the claimant and HRH The Prince of Wales. The claimant did not have an affair with HRH The Prince of Wales, did not become pregnant with his child, and did not have an abortion,” she said (via Express).

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The BBC Vows To Pay Prince William’s Former Nanny For The Substantial Damages They Caused Her

A spokesperson for The BBC also released a statement acknowledging that what they did was wrong. They also quoted the Duke of Cambridge, who said that the network failed to ask the tough questions.

“Instead, as The Duke of Cambridge himself put it, the BBC failed to ask the tough questions. Had we done our job properly Princess Diana would have known the truth during her lifetime. We let her, The Royal Family, and our audiences down,” the BBC director-general Tim Davie said.

He also confirmed that The BBC would pay Tiggy for the substantial damages caused by Princess Diana’s interview.

“Following publication of the Dyson Report last year we have been working with those who suffered as a result of the deceitful tactics used by the BBC in pursuit of its interview with Diana, Princess of Wales for the Panorama program in 1995, including the matters that were mentioned in court today in respect of Miss Tiggy Legge-Bourke, now Mrs. Alexandra Pettifer. The BBC has agreed to pay substantial damages to Mrs. Pettifer and I would like to take this opportunity to apologize publicly to her, to The Prince of Wales, and to the Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex, for the way in which Princess Diana was deceived and the subsequent impact on all their lives. It is a matter of great regret that the BBC did not get to the facts in the immediate aftermath of the program when there were warning signs that the interview might have been obtained improperly,” the statement read.

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Princess Diana’s Interviewer Martin Bashir Won’t Face Criminal Charges

Last year, it was revealed that Bashir asked a graphic artist to produce fake bank statements so that he could convince Princess Diana that someone within the royal household was out to get her.

Bashir also, reportedly, threatened the Princess of Wales about exposing Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles’ affair if she wouldn’t take about it during their interview.

“[Bashir] lied and maintained the lie until he realized that it was no longer sustainable. This was most reprehensible behavior which casts considerable doubt on his credibility generally,” a source said (via The BBC).

But despite what he did, the Metropolitan Police ruled that Bashir would not face criminal charges over the 1995 Panorama interview.

“Following this detailed assessment and in view of the advice we received, we have determined that it is not appropriate to begin a criminal investigation into these allegations. No further action will be taken,” their statement read (via People).

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