How Princess Diana’s ‘The Crown’ Story Line Wasn’t Fully Accurate

It’s not a documentary! Princess Diana’s story line on season 5 of The Crown wasn’t entirely accurate — especially when it came to her Panorama interview, a royal expert exclusively reveals to Us Weekly.

“Look, it’s drama. It’s fiction that’s somewhat based on fact,” royal expert Nick Bullen tells Us of the Netflix series’ latest installment, which premiered in November.

The True Royalty TV editor in chief explains that the Martin Bashir interview, which originally took place with Diana in 1995, wasn’t depicted as truthful as possible on The Crown.

“Virtually all of it was — certainly — sort of widened the mark,” Bullen says of the two-episode arc. “I think they didn’t even go far enough in looking at how Bashir got the interview. I mean, they sort of touched on it, you know, it was incredibly fraudulent what went on there.”

Royal Expert Claims Princess Diana’s Story Line on ‘The Crown’ Wasn’t Entirely Accurate

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Best Black Friday Sales and Deals for 2022

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Black Friday is the biggest shopping holiday of the year, and it’s coming up fast. Not only will there be countless deals on the day after Thanksgiving itself, but brands and stores are offering up sale prices and specials all November long in celebration of the holiday season. But Black Friday is different for 2022 than it’s been in years past: Not only are the items topping wish lists different, but shopping preferences and delivery times are changing too. Get all of the info you need to nab your most-wanted picks and everything you need to gift here.

Article updated on November 22, 2022.
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Meghan Markle’s Friendship Bracelet Makes the Perfect Holiday Gift

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Some days, we wish we could go back in time to the glory days of youth. Don’t you miss slumber parties, sleepaway camp and school spirit? As Kacey Musgraves sings, “Me and all of my best friends, we were always together. I remember talking on the phone all night, didn’t know it was a simple time.” Those simple times were simply the best. Now we’re nostalgic for friendship bracelets! We always used to bead and braid during play dates with pals. But just because we’re grown up doesn’t mean we have to give up our favorite jewelry from our past.

Meghan Markle has been spotted on numerous occasions sporting a more modern and mature version of a classic friendship bracelet. And like most of the advocate’s wardrobe, it’s so stylish that we

Jennifer Lopez Shares Sweet Video With Ben Affleck

She’s over the moon. Jennifer Lopez shared a sweet video with Ben Affleck that explains exactly how she feels about him.

“I did it! I found the person that makes me the happiest I’ve ever been,” the viral TikTok audio clip says. The “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” songstress, 53, was in Affleck’s lap in the Sunday, November 20, clip, cuddling with the Argo director, 50, who broke into a big smile once he heard the soundbite.

Lopez detailed her romance with the Oscar winner in a Vogue cover story, published earlier this month. “I always felt like there was a real love there, a true love there,” the New York native said. “When we reconnected, those feelings for me were still very real.”

The twosome initially got together in 2002 but split after calling off a wedding in early 2004. They reconnected in early 2021 after Lopez split from

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