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Prince Charles Refused To Be Only Prince Without A Mistress

A controversial video tape of Princess Diana speaking out about her ex-husband’s indiscretion, has been released in the new documentary Diana, Our Mother.

Diana confronted Charles about his affair with Camilla Parker Bowles, and he replied: “Well, I refuse to be the only Prince of Wales who never had a mistress.”

The tapes also heard Diana confess her “non-sexual” affair with her married police protection officer Barry Mannakee, in which she suggested was not sexual however, she wanted to flee the Royal Household.

The Princess also claimed that Prince Philip had told his son that it was OK to have an affair, if his marriage had failed after a set period of time.

“I knew that it had happened after five (years) – I knew something was happening before that but the fifth year I had confirmation,” Diana said.

The Princess turned to The Queen for solace, however was dissatisfied by her response.

“So I went to the top lady, sobbing, and I said ‘what do I do. I’m coming to you, what do I do? And she said ‘I don’t know what you should do. Charles is hopeless.”

After the the breakdown of her marriage; Diana famously said: “There was three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded.”

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