Now that Carole Middleton and the Middleton family – including James and Pippa Middleton – have been banished, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles are calling the shots in the Duchess of Cambridge’s life.In fact, the future king has been doing some quiet meddling of his own since the day Prince William and Kate Middleton were engaged.
The aristocratic model was very interested in Wills, but turned him down because she was unwilling to endure the strains of royal life.
This Friday marked what would have been Princess Diana’s 55th birthday.
The famously down-to-earth royal brought a breath of fresh air to the House of Windsor. Paul’s Cathedral in the summer of 1981, 17 million viewers from around the world tuned in to watch the ceremony.
Prince Charles was dating Diana’s older sister, Sarah, when he first met Diana, but their relationship hit a rough patch after she boldly stated in print, “I am not in love with Prince Charles.” Diana, however, was more emphatic about her affection for the royal, and even had a picture of Charles tacked up above her bed at boarding school.
“I would love to be a dancer—or Princess of Wales,” she once told a classmate.