In a city of monuments, it is one of the newest, put up in the aftermath of the August 31, 1997, car crash that took Diana’s and Dodi’s lives.A Harrods salesclerk gave me directions: “Downstairs, to the right, through the shoe department.” The memorial consists of side-by-side color photos of Dodi and Diana, framed by golden interlocking *D’*s and sculpted albatross.Asked about the rumours that have persisted for decades, he said: 'It sells papers.It's worse for him, probably, poor chap.'Her former butler Paul Burrell said it was 'not possible' that Hewitt was the father because he met the Princess when her youngest son was a toddler.Princess Diana and Jemima Khan pictured in Pakistan Jemima, who at the time was married to Hasnat's distant cousin Imran Khan, said that the Princess had "wanted to know how hard it had been for me to adapt to life in Pakistan."(She) came to visit me twice in Pakistan to help fundraise for Imran's hospital, but both times she also went to meet his family secretly to discuss the possibility of marriage to Hasnat," she revealed., which portrays the Princess's love affair with the Pakistani doctor.
Her secret relationship blossomed as rumours swirled around her husband Prince Charles who was seeing his former flame Camilla Parker-Bowles at the time.'She had an aurora of something special around her,' Mr Hewitt said.
Al Fayed’s insistence on this plot outline—and on the allegation that Diana was pregnant when she died—has been so zealous that in 2008, more than 10 years after the fact, it engulfed what would otherwise have been a bureaucratic and largely pro forma coroner’s inquest into the deaths of Diana and Dodi.
(The inquest had had to await the completion of a French police investigation, which lasted until 2003, and of an independent follow-on British police investigation, which began in 2004.) The coroner’s inquest lasted 89 days.
had known Diana for several years, but he first took a serious interest in her as a potential bride during the summer of 1980 when they were guests at a country weekend, while she watched him play polo.
The relationship developed as he invited her for a sailing weekend to Cowes, aboard the royal yacht Britannia, followed by an invitation to Balmoral Castle, the Windsor family's Scottish home.