Prince William ‘sad’ Princess Diana never met his family: ‘They will never know her’

Prince William ‘sad’ Princess Diana never met his family: ‘They will never know her’

Prince William, who spent the spring campaigning for mental health awareness, spoke to British GQ magazine in a revealing new interview about the loss of his mother Princess Diana, his children and his goals for the future.

The future king was photographed on the grounds of Kensington Palace with Princess Kate, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and their dog Lupo in April by photographer Norman Jean Roy for the magazine.

@heads_together HRH was photographed for GQ with The Duchess, Prince George and Princess Charlotte by Norman Jean Roy at Kensington Palace in April.

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 29, 2017

In the interview, William revealed the regrets he still feels about his mother’s tragic death at 36 and a sense of longing for his own family to have had the chance to meet her.

“I would like to have had her advice. I would love her to have met Catherine and to have seen the children grow up,” he told GQ. “It makes me sad that she won’t, that they will never know her.”

Princess Diana in a Catherine Walker dress and jacket dress embroidered with sequins and pearls, known as the ‘Elvis Dress’, on an official visit to Hong Kong in 1989.

William added that it has taken him 20 years to process his mother’s death and to understand the enormous impact her death had on his life and on his brother, Prince Harry.

“I am in a better place about it than I have been for a long time, where I can talk about her more openly, talk about her more honestly, and I can remember her better, and publicly talk about her better,” he said. “It has taken me…