"Her name was Diana and the world fell in love with her," "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King said in "Princess Diana: Her Life | Her Death | The Truth." "But her fairy tale life also had a heartache – it did not have a happily ever after ending." This summer it will be 20 years since the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.To mark the anniversary, King anchored CBS News' special broadcast from Althorp, the princess's family estate in England.
As the roses and orchids piled up at her apartment, she became increasingly concerned about what she should do.Here, the heart-breaking takeaways."My husband put his hand on my waistline and said: 'Oh, a bit chubby here, aren't we? It's a gold chain bracelet with a blue enamel disc. The first time I was measured for my wedding dress, I was 29 inches around the waist. I was so depressed, and I was trying to cut my wrists with razor blades. I came down early [to London] to seek treatment, not because I hated Balmoral, but because I was in such a bad way.""The first thing that hit me was my [future] husband sending Camilla Parker Bowles flowers when she had meningitis: 'To Gladys from Fred'....Princess Diana and Prince Charles separated in late 1992 after 11 years of marriage, but it wasn't until August 1996 — after multiple affairs, scandals, and one explosive TV interview — that the royal couple's divorce was officially finalized.Here are seven things you may not have known about Diana's life after splitting from Prince Charles.The special looked at the impact Princess Diana had on Britain, the monarchy and the world through the words of close friends who opened up about the personal conversations they had with Princess Diana in the weeks leading up to her death.