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Tina Donvito

Tina Donvito is a culture and lifestyle writer covering travel, entertainment, books, wellness, and more for RD.com. With degrees in English and History from Rutgers University, she is also a huge fan of the British royal family, which she also enjoys writing about for RD.com.
The Princess of Wales and the Queen attend the Opening of Parliament in London, November 1982. Diana is wearing a white fur coat and the Spencer tiara. (Photo by Terry Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)

What Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana’s Relationship Was Like

The royal women have been portrayed as having a frosty relationship, but how did Queen Elizabeth and Princess Diana really feel about each other? Here's what we know.