Princess Diana Conspiracy

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On the night of Saturday, August 31, 1997, Princess Diana and her boyfriend, Dodi Al-Fayed, left the Ritz Hotel in Paris in a limousine. The driver of the vehicle was Henri Paul, hotel security manager, who was instructed to elude the paparazzi that wanted to get images of the controversial couple. Around midnight the car was going faster than 100 kilometers per hour in the Pont de l'Alma tunnel, where Paul lost control of the steering wheel and ended up crashing into one of the columns that support the bridge. The couple was badly hurt so they were taken to the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital. In the hospital, Lady Diana died from the injuries sustained in the crash despite all the attempts to save her life. Although a judge ruled it out as an accident, there are still multiple conspiracy theories about the true cause of the car crash.

Two of the biggest conspiracy theories were Diana’s pregnancy and the driver’s hidden motives. The first one was started by Al-Fayed’s father who claimed that his son and his girlfriend were killed because they were going to have a baby. He said that the English government didn’t like the idea of Lady Diana marrying and having a baby with an Egyptian so the solution was to eliminate them. The second
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Larger media companies, also there, own them and that is why I believe the information could be a bit biased. Princess Diana’s family is from England and they are a wealthy, powerful family. If they didn’t want things to come out a certain way they could tell the press to modify the story or pay them off to change it. Even though there is no evidence the family did that, I believe a news agency wouldn’t want to go against the royal family because they know how powerful they are. As I compared my English agencies with my American ones I notices there weren’t many different aspects in the conspiracies and what did change were small facts that other agencies didn’t