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Diana's inner circle on Spencer: 'She'd be horrified at the way she's portrayed now'

Vanity Fair article, the journalist Tina Brown called Princess Diana ‘the mouse that roared’. The Princess, she wrote, had transformed from ‘the shy introvert unable to cope with public life’ who married Prince Charles in 1981, to ‘the star of the world’s stage’. And this was even before she danced with John Travolta at the White House the following month, wearing a showstopping navy velvet Victor Edelstein gown that would eventually go on to break auction records, selling in a Christie’s charity event in 1997 for $222,500.Fast-forward six years, to the Christmas of 1991, and the royal marriage was in tatters.

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