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Prince William Will be Furious Over Netflix's Princess Diana Scene, Says Source

Diana’s ghost will play a part in season 6 of The Crown.

The Crown, the wildly successful historical drama centering around the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, follows the Royal family over several decades. While there is always controversy surrounding the show, season 6, set to air in November, is already stirring up drama. According to sources, Prince William is furious about the way his mother, Princess Diana is being portrayed. 

Season 6 of The Crown Will Center Around Princess Diana's Death


Part one of the final season of The Crown will debut on November 16 on Netflix. In it, the lead-up and aftermath of Princess Diana's death will be featured. 

Diana Will Appear as a Ghost


While the trailer released on Thursday is all about Diana, before and after she died in the tragic car accident, according to multiple reports she will also make an appearance after death as a ghost. 

William Will Not Be Happy, a Friend Says


A friend of William's maintains that the future King is going to be less than thrilled about the way his mother is being portrayed. 

He Will Be "Sickened" By His Mother "Exploited Over and Over Again"


"It's incredibly hurtful to have his mother exploited over and over again in this tawdry fashion by Netflix. He won't watch it, but he will be totally sickened by it," they told The Daily Beast. 

William Is Also "Angry" at His Brother for Working with Netflix

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Asked whether William would be angry with his brother for continuing to work with Netflix, the friend said: "William is angry about a lot of things in connection with Harry. His decision to work with Netflix, who have ruthlessly exploited the family, is certainly one of them."

King Charles and Queen Camilla "Don't Really Care" About the Show


A friend of King Charles and Queen Camilla maintains that the couple have watched some of the series, but "don't really care" what Netflix does. 

They Think It's Ridiculous and Has "Lost the Credibility"


"It's pretty ridiculous at this stage anyway. I think the program has lost the credibility it had in the early years."

The Car Crash Won't Be Depicted


One scene that won't be in the show? The car crash itself, confirmed the show's creator, Peter Morgan. 

Peter Morgan Told Variety They Were "Never" Going to Show the Crash

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"Oh, God, we were never going to show the crash," he told Variety in an interview this week. "Never."

He Says It Isn't Diana's Ghost "in the Traditional Sense"


In response to the outrage about Diana's ghost he responded: "I never imagined it as Diana's 'ghost' in the traditional sense," he explained. "It was her continuing to live vividly in the minds of those she has left behind. Diana was unique, and I suppose that's what inspired me to find a unique way of representing her. She deserved special treatment narratively."