Prince William Talks About Losing His Mother: ‘You Feel a Pain Like No Other Pain’


Prince William (36) may be a husband and a father and a grown man right about now, but he still mourns the loss of his dear mother, Princess Diana.

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“I think when you are bereaved at a very young age, anytime really, but particularly at a young age, I can resonate closely to that, you feel a pain like no other pain,” William says in a clip tweeted out by Kensington Palace on Friday (May 17) as part of the BBC Special A Royal Team Talk: Tackling Mental Health. “And you know that in your life it’s going to be very difficult to come across something that is going to be an even worse pain than that.”

Indeed, its refreshing to see the 36-year-old still willing to open up about his experience losing his mom. And in doing so, he says he hopes to help others.

“It also brings you so close to all those other people out there who have been bereaved,” he continues. “So instantly, when you talk to someone else, you can almost see it in their eyes sometimes.”

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Princess Diana passed away as a result of a car accident in Paris back in 1997.

She, too, was 36 years old.