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Princess Diana’s close friend calls The Crown creators “cruel, sadistic and wicked”

“They are the lowest of the low.”
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Royalists are eagerly waiting for the next season of The Crown to air on Netflix. However, the Emmy award winning show is facing some serious backlash at the moment.

The latest example to arise is a close friend of the late Princess Diana has come forward and absolutely slammed The Crown and its creators for being “cruel”.

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Why? Well, it’s been reported that season six of The Crown will feature a scene that re-enacts the moments just before and after Diana, played by Elizabeth Debicki, was tragically killed in a car crash.

And while Netflix has insisted that “the exact moment of the crash impact will not be shown,” Simone Simmons – a psychic and alternative healer who used to regularly consult Diana – has said “it’s disgusting and sick” to show anything relating to Diana’s untimely death because it’ll obviously upset Diana’s sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.

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“These are cruel, sadistic and wicked people to recreate these moments. They are the lowest of the low.” (Credit: Netflix)

“These are cruel, sadistic and wicked people to recreate these moments. They are the lowest of the low.”

“They are rewriting history as they go along and that’s what makes me very angry. Netflix are deliberately reviving the most painful time in the boys’ lives,” Simone told The Sun.

“It’s forcing them to relive the pain, agony, and psychological torment they suffered when their mother died.”

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“I think it’s disgusting and sick. Why are they setting out to upset William and Harry? Simone continued before concluding with:

“The makers of this programme do not care about the heir to the throne and everything he has been through. Why do these callous, insensitive people feel the need to recreate that horrible day? They are going out of their way to hurt the Royal Family.”

The real-life crash occurred on August 31st in 1997. Diana and her boyfriend at the time, Dodi Al Fayed, were pursued by paparazzi while travelling to Paris and eventually crashed into part of a tunnel.

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Simone Simmons thinks The Crown will make Prince William and Prince Harry (pictured above at Diana’s funeral) relive their mother’s death. (Credit: Getty)

Al Fayed died on impact while Diana died in hospital at 36 years’ old.

Season five of The Crown, which will hit Netflix in just three weeks’ time, is set to detail the late Queen Elizabeth‘s “annus horribilis” of 1992, which saw several of her children’s marriages fall apart and Windsor Castle partially destroyed by fire.

The Queen is being portrayed by Imelda Staunton, taking over from Olivia Colman who played the Queen in seasons three and four. 
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Season five of The Crown, which will hit Netflix in just three weeks’ time, is set to detail the late Queen Elizabeth’s “annus horribilis” of 1992 (Credit: Netflix)
Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce will portray the late Prince Philip, Dominic West will play Prince Charles, Olivia Williams will play Camilla Parker-Bowles and Lesley Manville will play Princess Margaret.
As aforementioned, Elizabeth Debicki will portray Princess Diana, taking over from Emma Corrin – who won a Golden Globe for Best Actress last year, thanks to her performance in The Crown as a young Diana.

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