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Diana death photo sparks outrage
Herald Sun ^ | 14 July 2006

Posted on 07/13/2006 9:54:24 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher

AN Italian magazine today sparked uproar in the UK by publishing a picture of the late Princess Diana in the wreckage of the car crash that killed her.

Harrods owner Mohammed Al Fayed, whose son Dodi also died in the car crash said he was "sad and angry" over the photo.

"This heartless pursuit of money brings shame on those responsible for producing such a vile production," he said.

"It makes me sad and angry that a magazine would reproduce an image of the princess as she clung desperately to life."

A photo of the princess being given oxygen at the crash scene appeared in the weekly Chi magazine.

Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed died in the crash in Paris in 1997, along with their chauffeur, Henri Paul.

Mr Al Fayed said the editor of the Milan-based magazine, and the author of a new book about the crash, had "no thought" for Diana's family, particularly her sons.

But Britain's domestic Press Association news agency quoted Chi editor Umberto Brindani as saying the photo - headlined "World Exclusive: The Last Photo" - was "touching" and "tender", not offensive.

"She is not dead in the picture but looks as if she is a sleeping princess," he was quoted as saying.

"I published the picture for a very simple reason - it has never been seen before. In my opinion it is not a picture which is offensive to the memory of Princess Diana.

"As a thorough and informative news magazine we have merely reported the publication of a book in France regarding Princess Diana's death."

The photo is taken from a book by crime writer Jean-Michel Caradec'h called Lady Diana: The Criminal Investigation.

It is said to also include photos of Diana taken shortly after the car crashed at high speed in a road tunnel as well as autopsy diagrams detailing the extent of her injuries.

Reaction to the publication in Britain - where there was an unprecedented public outpouring of grief after the princess' death - was one of outrage, with tabloid newspapers leading the charge.

Mass circulation tabloid The Sun carried a front-page headline "Shame on You", claiming there was "worldwide fury" at the publication and that Diana's sons William and Harry were "sickened and appalled".

The Daily Express, which has run regular prominent stories on the crash investigation, claimed London-based distributor IPN was considering whether it was acceptable to import copies of Chi into Britain.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: dead; diana; photo; princessofwales; royals
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Extremely poor taste, to say the very least...
1 posted on 07/13/2006 9:54:28 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

Claptrap Charlie & his horse are happy.


2 posted on 07/13/2006 9:57:26 PM PDT by lilylangtree
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To: Aussie Dasher
British publications are appalled? Yeah, right!
3 posted on 07/13/2006 9:58:03 PM PDT by T.Smith
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To: lilylangtree

This is awful. Can someone post the shot?


4 posted on 07/13/2006 10:02:33 PM PDT by zarf (Italian Kid: My father can beat up your father! Jewish Kid: Big deal, so can my mother!)
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To: Aussie Dasher

I haven't seen the picture and really don't care too but pics are posted every day of people injuried.


5 posted on 07/13/2006 10:04:00 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: zarf
This is awful. Can someone post the shot?


6 posted on 07/13/2006 10:09:46 PM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: Hildy
Di was into ''colonic irrigation'' (enemas) big time.

Not that there's anything wrong with that!

8 posted on 07/13/2006 10:16:34 PM PDT by Tinian
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To: Hildy

Whoever she was, she was some kids mother and I'm not going to bad mouth her. I don't like the double standard for the media and elite though.


9 posted on 07/13/2006 10:16:55 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: Hildy

Whoever she was, she was some kids mother and I'm not going to bad mouth her. I don't like the double standard for the media and elite though.


10 posted on 07/13/2006 10:16:55 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: CindyDawg

Well..I'll give her that...she did her job..gave the Royals some good looking boys alright!


11 posted on 07/13/2006 10:18:20 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Tinian

Alot of people get colonics....I have no idea why your would bring that up for this conversation.


12 posted on 07/13/2006 10:20:27 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Hildy
She got what she deserved,

That's real pleasant.

I never say stuff like that for fear that somebody will be saying that about me someday.

13 posted on 07/13/2006 10:20:54 PM PDT by sinkspur (Today, we settled all family business.)
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To: Hildy

What is it about this phony baloney woman that makes people become spineless jellyfish...She was a whiny whore. It wasn't enough for her to be a Princess, beloved by the peasants. She was always bitching about something...Boo freakin hoo. That's how I feel now and that's how I felt then. She got what she deserved, sleeping with that Arab, and not just any Arab, the son of the Royal Family's arch enemy. JUST to embarrass the Royal Family. Now, that's real classy, right?



Hildy, I could not agree with you on every word you typed. I think she was a fraud that just happened to look somewhat good. She actually sickened me with her horrible morals.


14 posted on 07/13/2006 10:20:55 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: FreedomCalls
Oh man.....just stumbled upon this photo..... :o

((Caution))

http://www.24sette.it/myfiles/Image/DIANAmorte8.jpg

15 posted on 07/13/2006 10:26:43 PM PDT by BossLady (SKYAGRA - Kim Jong Il's answer to ejectile dysfunction......)
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To: BossLady


It's awful.


16 posted on 07/13/2006 10:32:08 PM PDT by onyx (Deport the trolls --- send them back to DU)
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To: onyx

If she had lived.....she would have not been the same person that is for certain....and that picture proves it....((shudder))


17 posted on 07/13/2006 10:35:01 PM PDT by BossLady (SKYAGRA - Kim Jong Il's answer to ejectile dysfunction......)
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To: BossLady


You're right -- it's just awful.


18 posted on 07/13/2006 10:36:01 PM PDT by onyx (Deport the trolls --- send them back to DU)
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To: BossLady

Looks like her make up is a mess.


19 posted on 07/13/2006 11:19:51 PM PDT by llevrok (Born a ham and never cured.)
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To: BossLady

That's the fake one from 1997.

http://news.com.com/2100-1023-203426.html

You can tell because the emergency telephone number on the placard is "999" which is the British 911 number. The French one is "112". So it's a photoshop fake someone in Britain made up.


20 posted on 07/13/2006 11:28:02 PM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: onyx; llevrok; BossLady

That one is a fake and was being circulated in 1997.

http://news.com.com/Di+crash+photo+called+fake/2100-1023_3-203426.html

French authorities said today that a photo circulating on the Web, allegedly of Princess Diana in the car wreck that killed her, is a fake.

A spokesman for Paris criminal police told Reuters today: "This is not a picture of Princess Diana's accident. It's a fake." Rescuers in the picture were not wearing standard French emergency services gear, he added. Also, a three-digit emergency phone number in the background--999--was not a French number and appeared to be British.


21 posted on 07/13/2006 11:31:36 PM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: FreedomCalls

Since when have we believed ANYTHING the French told us?

SCREW THE FROGS!!!


22 posted on 07/14/2006 12:01:36 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher (The Great Ronald Reagan & John Paul II - Heaven's Dream Team!)
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To: FreedomCalls

Well thank God....geeees.....


23 posted on 07/14/2006 12:12:57 AM PDT by BossLady (SKYAGRA - Kim Jong Il's answer to ejectile dysfunction......)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Since when have we believed ANYTHING the French told us?

The 999 number does give it away. It's as if there was a placard in the NY Subway saying call "999" for an emergency. Sorry, we use "911" here and France uses "112" for emergency calls.

24 posted on 07/14/2006 12:34:04 AM PDT by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: sinkspur

You only have to worry about that if you live your life in a immoral way. Maybe saying she got what she deserved was bit extreme. I guess what I meant was I didn't feel much pity for her.


25 posted on 07/14/2006 6:54:10 AM PDT by Hildy
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To: Hildy
She got what she deserved, sleeping with that Arab . . .

What do people who sleep with Chinese, Russian, or Cuban people deserve? Maybe they should die in a fiery plane crash???

26 posted on 07/14/2006 7:42:17 AM PDT by Living Free in NH
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To: Hildy

> She got what she deserved, sleeping with that Arab,

WOW.

Ummm... "I bet a 12-step program would show you how being bitter and hard-headed has caused you alot of grief in your life."

"I suspect there was someone in your life who chose the program over your strange version of compassion. I'm sorry for your pain."

"Having someone like you in their life will only make it worse."

Suddenly, you're starting to come into sharp relief. Just all P.O.ed about everything, aincha. Now, that's real classy, right?


27 posted on 07/14/2006 8:40:57 AM PDT by orionblamblam (I'm interested in science and preventing its corruption, so here I am.)
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To: Hildy

I'm always amazed by your restraint. ;)


28 posted on 07/14/2006 8:42:06 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: orionblamblam

I'm going to tell you this once...don't follow me around and bring past arguments into present topics. It is an FR no no an I will report you. You really, really need help.


29 posted on 07/14/2006 8:43:50 AM PDT by Hildy
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To: Hildy

I didn't "follow you around." I wandered into this topic and saw... your interesting idea of compassion.


30 posted on 07/14/2006 8:49:44 AM PDT by orionblamblam (I'm interested in science and preventing its corruption, so here I am.)
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To: Living Free in NH

>>She got what she deserved, sleeping with that Arab . . .

> What do people who sleep with Chinese, Russian, or Cuban people deserve?

To be made to spend time with Hildy. That's teach 'em.


31 posted on 07/14/2006 8:50:31 AM PDT by orionblamblam (I'm interested in science and preventing its corruption, so here I am.)
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To: Living Free in NH

I'm upfront that I don't like many Arabs. I'm Jewish and they, as a culture, want me dead. What I really meant, however, was that this particular Arab she slept with was the arch-enemy of her in-laws. She did it on purpose to hurt them. That's what I meant.


32 posted on 07/14/2006 8:57:30 AM PDT by Hildy
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To: Aussie Dasher

ping for later


33 posted on 07/14/2006 9:01:48 AM PDT by Artemis Webb
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To: Hildy

"...don't follow me around..."

I was not aware that we have devolved into internet stalking as a no-no. I have no dog in this fight; however, It just made me recall Truman's quote about the heat and the kitchen.


34 posted on 07/14/2006 9:48:42 AM PDT by burroak
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> I was not aware that we have devolved into internet stalking as a no-no.

It was not "internet stalking." It was a discussion from *yesterday* between two people who randomly bumped into each other *today.* FYI.

Seems to me, if a person goes on about compassion on Thursday, and then suggests that sleeping with someone from the wrogn race/religion on Friday merits death... the irony is worth mentioning.


35 posted on 07/14/2006 10:20:24 AM PDT by orionblamblam (I'm interested in science and preventing its corruption, so here I am.)
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To: orionblamblam

Do what I'm going to do after this reply. Ignore it.


36 posted on 07/14/2006 10:30:00 AM PDT by burroak
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To: napscoordinator

I don't know if you are a christian or a god loving person but this statement you made has got to be one of the ugliest things I have read.

Not good my friend...


37 posted on 07/14/2006 10:34:54 AM PDT by laney ((For GOD so loved the world..John 3:16))
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To: laney

> this statement ...

... was actually quoted from the now-removed post #7. Poor attribution can be an issue, people should do better. Leads to confusion rather annoyingly commonly.


38 posted on 07/14/2006 10:52:20 AM PDT by orionblamblam (I'm interested in science and preventing its corruption, so here I am.)
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To: orionblamblam

Thanks for letting me know that..Quite Unbelievable Statement...

BTW: Totally agree with you!


39 posted on 07/14/2006 11:00:38 AM PDT by laney ((For GOD so loved the world..John 3:16))
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To: laney

I don't know if you are a christian or a god loving person but this statement you made has got to be one of the ugliest things I have read.

Not good my friend...


I am a christian and it might have been a bit over the top statement. I do seriously have a problem with someone who cheats on her husband and then after the divorce she went on all these trips with different guys. I mean I would have preferred her to watch over her children instead of running off on all the latest "activist" runs. I mean is raising her children more important than running around the world digging up mines. Honestly I don't know how many she personally dug up, but I can't imagine the time lost with her children was more benificial. Of course, it does not really matter what I think because she did what she felt was important. I am sorry that you had to read the ugliest statement (hopefully only on FR. lol) from me. thank you for pointing that out and when I reread it, I did think twice about what I wrote.


40 posted on 07/14/2006 11:37:52 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Aussie Dasher
Extremely poor taste

That's an understatement.

41 posted on 07/14/2006 1:30:09 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (There is no alternative to the GOP except varying degrees of insanity.)
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To: napscoordinator; laney
She is to be pitied, really.

Dysfunctional upbringing, dysfuctional husband....young, insecure, too much to handle, not the maturity to do it....

...I think one has to look past the chic dresses, and ultra rich lifestyl.... and show some compassion.

Being rich and beautiful does not equal being at peace with oneself.

What kind of role model did she have?.....her mom ran off with an Argentine polo player.

...whatever her sins, they are held accountable now.

No need to slander her in death.

42 posted on 07/14/2006 1:38:37 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: napscoordinator
She got what she deserved,

from your homepage: I went to Catholic School from K-12 and enjoyed it.

learn much about empathy ?

I have a wonderful family who I love and adore.

....and she had two sons who loved her dearly - may you never ever experience the same heartache

43 posted on 07/14/2006 1:49:56 PM PDT by Revelation 911 (Church bbq sauce now avail - see my profile for details)
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To: Revelation 911

She got what she deserved,


Go back and read the tread....goodness you obviously don't know how to post. I NEVER said that!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Those words NEVER came out of my mouth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LEARN TO READ!!!!!!!


44 posted on 07/14/2006 2:31:24 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator; Admin Moderator
goodness you obviously don't know how to post. I NEVER said that!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Those words NEVER came out of my mouth

you said "She got what she deserved"

the other comments I referenced came from your homepage here

now - would you rather discuss the apparent lack of empathy in your posts, or resort to ad homs like "you obviously don't know how to post." or LEARN TO READ!!!!!!!

45 posted on 07/14/2006 2:47:23 PM PDT by Revelation 911 (Church bbq sauce now avail - see my profile for details)
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To: napscoordinator
Go back and read the tread....goodness you obviously don't know how to post. I NEVER said that!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Those words NEVER came out of my mouth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LEARN TO READ!!!!!!!

I have reread the thread and all I can figure is that you were quoting someone else in your post 14 and neglected to place quote marks or italics on it, making it appear as your own comment

is that the case

46 posted on 07/14/2006 2:51:17 PM PDT by Revelation 911 (Church bbq sauce now avail - see my profile for details)
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To: Revelation 911

I cut and pasted somebody elses. I read through mine again and understand how that could happen. I will use quotes from now on. Have a good one. I am going to bed now. lol. Have a great weekend!!!


47 posted on 07/14/2006 3:02:19 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator; Guenevere

Thank you for your reply..I think it's really easy for us to stand in judgement of people and it's hard not to when you see such evil in the world, but we have to remember daily that GOD is always in charge and what is the greater Sin? You are right being famous, rich, beautiful does not equate with Peace and happiness, that comes from within which is the Holy Spirit.

From what I understand Diana was a Christian and I am sure she has a place in heaven...


48 posted on 07/15/2006 10:19:19 AM PDT by laney ((For GOD so loved the world..John 3:16))
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To: laney
From what I understand Diana was a Christian and I am sure she has a place in heaven...

No offense, but how can you be sure?

..what 'fruits of the spirit' did she exhibit?

I feel sorry for the person....she had wonderful opportunities, but not the maturity to accept/adapt to them...and I don't fault her for that.

But I never heard one word about her being a Christian, either from her or her family...so I'm just curious how you can be sure????

...She did 'good works' for charities, etc....that's true.

Is that what you base it on?

49 posted on 07/15/2006 10:38:18 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Guenevere

Well I guess you could say that it's based upon from what I know of Diana, when you say what *fruits of the spirit did she exhibit*? not sure what you mean?

Was she a sinner? of course but who isn't? did she make mistakes? of course but who doesn't?

I did not see her to have a evil heart more of a *troubled* heart.

Yes Murder, Adultery,
fornication are all sinful acts in the eyes of God, but so is:

Slander, Gossip, jealousy, envy, lustful thoughts, greed, selfishness,anger,lieing,boastful arogance.

Which is the greater sin?

I think denying GOD is, if you don't think you need to be forgiven by GOD almighty then you will be judged accordingly to all those sins I mentioned which is in the Holy Bible.


50 posted on 07/15/2006 11:04:11 AM PDT by laney ((For GOD so loved the world..John 3:16))
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