News | Entertainment
19 Mar 2018 6:13
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Paul Burrell thinks Princess Diana would have handpicked Meghan Markle to be Prince Harry's wife

    The 59-year-old butler of the late Princess - who died in a car accident in Paris in September 1997 - thinks Diana would have approved of the Prince's wife-to-be because she symbolises the "way forward"

    Asked what he makes of the former 'Suits' actress, Paul explained: "What a force for good she is! Mixed-raced, American divorcee - fantastic!"

    Paul also believes that the likes of Meghan and Harry, as well as Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, represent the new, more progressive image of the British royal family.

    During an appearance on ITV's 'Good Morning Britain', Paul was asked whether Diana would have approved of Meghan and he relpied: "Absolutely. She'd have picked her because that is the way forward. Watch young Team Windsor. It's not about the old guard anymore.

    "It's about the young Team Windsor who live at Kensington Palace, they are the future of our Monarchy. They will shape it, they will bring it forward to the people, they will reach out onto the streets and embrace people. That's what's going to happen."

    Meanwhile, Paul recently admitted he thought Princess Diana was "playing a trick" on him during her final moments.

    The former butler couldn't believe she was dying, and now wishes Diana had taken him with her when she passed away.

    He recalled: "When she died, I sat with her, I held her hand and I said to her, 'Wake up, wake up, you're not really dead are you? You're still alive and you're playing a trick on me'.

    "She didn't open her eyes and I said, 'Why did you leave me here? Why didn't you take me with you? Because my place is to look after you.'"

    © 2018 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     18 Mar: Black Panther too 'politically correct' for China as ticket sales dive in world's second-largest market
     18 Mar: Meghan Trainor wants Bruno Mars to perform at her wedding
     17 Mar: John Boyega misses "everything" about London
     17 Mar: Mandy Moore never wanted a "big" engagement ring
     17 Mar: Selena Gomez was "so scared she might die" when she had her kidney transplant
     17 Mar: Jennifer Lopez was once asked by a director to take her top off
     17 Mar: Queen Elizabeth has given her official blessing for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry
     Top Stories

    Resurgent Reds back in Super Rugby mix More...

    Maori collective eye berries to boost jobs More...

     Today's News

    Resurgent Reds back in Super Rugby mix 21:55

    Black Panther too 'politically correct' for China as ticket sales dive in world's second-largest market 21:35

    Rugby League:
    Manly romp to biggest NRL win over Eels 21:15

    Sixers beat United to level NBL finals 1-1 20:15

    McClure scores double ton for Canterbury 19:35

    Living & Travel:
    Young girl hit by train in Ngaruawahia 19:25

    Greens hand National Parliament questions 17:55

    Ocean Race yachts leave Auckland 17:55

    Accident and Emergency:
    Yacht rescue attempts remain unsuccessful 17:25

    Why Japan's smoking laws are stuck 'in the last century' 16:45

     News Search

    Power Search

    © 2018 New Zealand City Ltd