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Diana Finds an Unlikely Ally After Her Split from Prince Charles

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Diana Finds an Unlikely Ally After Her Split from Prince Charles

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Diana?s split with Prince Charles had a profound impact on her mental health, as she struggled to maintain her balance. In this, she found the unlikeliest of allies: former stepmother and adversary, Raine.

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Raine, Countess Spencer. For years, Princess Diana looked at her as the wicked stepmother who stole the affections of her father and brought chaos to her ancestral family home. However, it would be "Acid Raine" who Diana turned to when her marriage to Prince Charles went into free fall. What caused this change of heart and what new insights does it reveal about the shy, guarded princess? Through archival footage and interviews with family friends and confidantes, we explore this little-known part of Diana's story.

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