WILLIAM and Harry secretly met mum Diana’s ex-butler Paul Burrell earlier than the Duke of Sussex’s wedding ceremony.
The royal brothers have been reported to have final spoken to him after her funeral in 1997 when Harry was 12 and Wills 15.
William and Harry secretly met mum Diana’s ex-butler Paul Burrell at Kensington Palace in 2017, pictured Diana with Paul in Bosnia in 1997Credit score: Rex Options
Paul attended the assembly alone and answered all the princes’ questionsCredit score: AP
However we will reveal they met at Kensington Palace in 2017, per week earlier than Harry introduced his engagement to Meghan.
Paul, 64, attended alone and answered all their questions.
A royal supply stated: “It was a really low-key assembly however the brothers needed to talk to somebody who had been near their mom.
“There have been some features of her life they felt Paul may present higher readability on.
“They requested to maintain all of it underneath wraps and he revered that.
“Paul was completely happy to inform them every part he knew and shed some gentle on their reminiscences.”
Paul was Diana’s confidant for ten years till her dying in a Paris automotive crash.
However in 2003 the princes condemned him for writing a e-book about his time working for her.
Paul, lately seen on I’m A Movie star: South Africa, stated earlier this yr he wished to reunite the warring brothers — because it was what Diana “would have desperately needed”.
He and the royal family declined to remark.
It comes because the royal butler lately appeared on I’m A Movie star: South AfricaCredit score: Getty – Contributor