Heartbreaking Diana Conspiracy Theory Prince Harry Believed In for Far Too Long

Heartbreaking Diana Conspiracy Theory Prince Harry Believed In for Far Too Long
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In a heartbreaking revelation during his recent interview with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes, Prince Harry admitted that he had believed into his early 20s that his mother, Princess Diana, had faked her own death.

It's a conspiracy theory that had haunted him for far too long. And he held onto it in a desperate attempt to cope with the unimaginable grief of losing his mother at just 12 years old.

For a long time after Diana's death, Harry struggled to accept that she was really gone. He believed she had just disappeared and that, perhaps, this was all part of a plan. He even went so far as to search for proof that she had died by scouring photos from the crash scene.

"[I was looking mainly for] proof that she was in the car. Proof that she was injured and proof that the very paparazzi that chased her into the tunnel were the ones that were taking photographs of her lying half dead in the back [of the car]," Harry said.

"The pictures showed the reflection of a group of photographers taking photographs through the window, and the reflection on the window was them." Unfortunately, as he eventually came to realize, the truth was far more painful than any conspiracy theory.

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Harry now recognizes he has come a long way since then. He is now much more open to talking about his mother, and he freely discusses the benefits of therapy in his life. In particular, how it has since helped him heal from the trauma.

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Regrettably, Harry's past grief also profoundly impacted his life and relationships, including his relationship with his brother, Prince William.

Harry admitted that he couldn't talk about his grief with William, which led to a rift between the two brothers that took years to heal.

Harry said, "For me, it was never a case of I don't want to talk about it with you. I just don't know how to talk about it. I never, ever thought that maybe talking about it with my brother or with anybody else at that point would be therapeutic".

Under different circumstances, he may have been able to cope with his mourning easier if he'd had someone else to confide in at the time.

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Fortunately, now, with the support of his wife Meghan and a renewed commitment to his mental health, Harry is slowly but surely finding his way forward. Hopefully, he can now begin to move on with his life as the couple starts the next chapter of their lives together.