Prince Harry 'getting regular updates' on investigation into Princess Diana’s Panorama interview

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  • Prince Harry is "getting regular updates and is aware of everything that is happening" with the probe into Princess Diana's Panorama interview.
  • The 1995 interview lifted the lid on Princess Diana's unhappy marriage to Prince Charles.
  • An investigation into the interview has been launched by the BBC after claims made by Charles Spencer, Diana's brother, that he was misled into securing the explosive tell-all.

An investigation has officially been launched into Princess Diana's 1995 Panorama interview.

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The BBC announced on Wednesday that they'd appointed former Supreme Court judge, John Dyson to lead the probe, following claims by Diana's brother, Charles Spencer that he was misled to secure the explosive tell-all with Martin Bashir.

He recently made allegations that the BBC knew of the fake bank statements he was given to secure the interview and covered it up.

The interview, of course, lifted the lid on Princess Diana's unhappy marriage to Prince Charles, while she spoke candidly of her feelings of exclusion from the royal family and battle with her health.

Prince William has welcomed the investigation, with a statement from Kensington Palace saying: "The independent investigation is a step in the right direction. It should help establish the truth behind the actions that led to the Panorama interview and subsequent decisions taken by those in the BBC at the time."

Prince Harry has since also commented, with a source close to the Sussexes saying he is as involved as can be and "getting regular updates" on the investigation.

"Harry is getting regular updates and is aware of everything that is happening. You do not need a public statement to imagine how he is feeling privately, people know how much his mother means to him," they said, according to ITV News.

"He has bravely spoken out in the past about loss and grief, and the immense impact it has had on him. Sadly, some people are not just seeing this as a drive for truth, but also trying to use this as an opportunity to try to drive a wedge between the brothers."    

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