The late princess’ former butler Paul Burrell issued a warning over how the upcoming Netflix programme, which will be a sequel to Diana: In Her Own Words. Mr Burrell claimed Diana’s youngest son Harry may “torn and uncomfortable about his recent actions” if he watches the programme, following his decision to quit the Royal Family and sign lucrative deals with Netflix and Spotify in the US. The moves have put Meghan squarely in the spotlight – creating uncomfortable parallels with his own mother.
The former royal staff member added Meghan appeared to view her late mother-in-law as a “role model” and could “relate” with the late princess.
Mr Burrell warned this may “divide” the couple, which promises to share “more insight into Diana’s life and for them to be compared”.
He told Closer: “There’ll no doubt be more secrets unveiled and it’ll show more of an insight into who she was.
“Around that time, she was extremely paranoid – she believed she was being bugged by the press and followed.
“She had me lifting up floorboards and disconnecting the phone at some points.
“[Harry] has always hated the fact his mother was exploited – and now the same is happening on the very same platform he and Meghan are working on.”
The new documentary will reportedly include video tapes of Diana that were made by royal author Andrew Morton as he wrote his biography of the Princess in 1992.
Mr Burrell added the video tapes are “likely to be conversations with [Diana’s] voice…