Asked to describe what he had heard on that particular day, he hesitated.
It was only when the coroner, Lord Justice Scott Baker, interjected, saying: 'This is relevant', that Mr Burrell replied: 'Well, she called the princess a whore and she said that she was messing around with f****** Muslim men and she was disgraceful. Mrs Shand Kydd went through a bitter divorce from Diana's father Earl Spencer, after she left him for wallpaper tycoon Peter Shand Kydd.
As he went on, however, he gave a voluble account of his time with Diana and her troubled personal relationships, describing Dr Khan as the love of Diana's life.
He was subsequently accused by her sons, William and Harry, of a 'cold and overt betrayal' by bringing out the books.He has also been a contestant on I'm A Celebrity ... A deliberate ploy to make the viewer think something sexy or illicit is occurring when it actually is not.A scene will begin with its characters not visible to the camera, or partially obscured; the dialogue between them seems lascivious and explicit, or be laced with double entendres.The mother of Princess Diana called her a 'whore' for dating Muslim men, her inquest has heard.
Frances Shand Kydd made the 'disgraceful' comment when she discovered her daughter was in a serious relationship with heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.
She had tried everything she could to bring this man out into the public spotlight and he was having none of it.
'He did not want to become a public name, he didn't want to become known, and they had reached a stalemate situation.' Later the butler had a meeting with Dr Khan.
However the couple split during an emotional rendezvous shortly after Diana's 36th birthday in July 1997.
'I remember it coming to an abrupt halt because it happened in a park, in Battersea Park, late at night, and the princess came home that night very distressed and said that she had had it.
The pair did not speak again before Diana died two months later, according to her butler Paul Burrell. The sensational revelation came on the day that he told how: • Diana was planning to marry Dr Khan;• Her romance with Dodi Fayed was just a '30-day' fling;• Prince Philip did write 'cutting' letters to the princess but would not have ordered her murder;• The Queen warned him of mysterious 'powers at work' - but he had no idea what she meant.