The Royal family made news headlines recently, and it was not what fans were anticipating at all. The family will reportedly have to pick a charity organization of their choosing, that will receive over $2 million from BBC.
This huge payment will be made to the organization on behalf of the royal family, for Martin Bashir’s part in deceitfully obtaining a 1995 panorama interview with the late Princess Diana. According to Mail on Sunday, this payment is reportedly the total amount the publication made from marketing the global rights to Bashir’s interview with the Princess.
It’s still unknown if the royal family will eventually take more legal steps against Bashir and BBC in the nearest future, but the outlet reached out with a profound apology, and asked the family to choose a charity organization that will benefit from the payment.
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BBC Refunds Earnings From Panorama Interview
Charlotte Griffins wrote recently in her column of Mail on Sunday that the exact date for the payment has not been set, and that the royal family is yet to agree to the terms, but the only certain fact right now, is that the payment will come from BBC Studios’ trading arm– a part of the cooperation that is not included in the company’s licence fee.
Furthermore, Griffins wrote that the decision on how to use the money, or who the money will eventually go to will rest on Prince Williams, and his brother, Prince Harry. This…