November 16, 2023Anjali Negi

The Crown controversies over its 7-year-long run

Some have argued that since Martin Bashir obtained the bombshell interview with Princess Diana under false pretenses, it shouldn't have been revealed in The Crown.

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In season five, Prince Charles discusses the prospect of taking over his mother's throne with then-PM Sir John Major. He released a statement saying he never had a discussion with Prince Charles.

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Prince Philip's affair was hinted at in Season 5 of The Crown. Dickie Arbiter, the Queen's press secretary from 1998 to 2000, called the plot "distasteful."

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Netflix confirmed that it will not air the tragic vehicle crash of Diana. However, the fans are offended by the inclusion of paparazzi photos taken on location just before Diana's accident.

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In the fourth season, Diana and her disastrous romance with Prince Charles was first introduced. Sources claimed Prince William was "upset" by the scenes in which Charles verbally abused Diana.

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