• Earl Spencer shares her sister's biggest fear
  • He made the revelation in a brave interview
  • Ahead of the release of his new book

In a brave and revealing interview, Charles Spencer, the brother of the late Princess Diana, has given us a glimpse into the personal life of the People's Princess. Ahead of his new book, 'A Very Private School', Spencer recounts the emotional trials they faced together, including Diana's profound fear of the dark.

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Diana's protector in the shadows: Charles Spencer's duty as a brother

Charles Spencer didn't just share childhood fears; he also spoke about his role in keeping Diana grounded amidst the whirlwind of royal life. "Crikey, they're all sucking up to her like crazy," he recalls, emphasizing his duty to remain the same loving, constructive brother amidst the flattery that surrounded her.

The Earl, residing at Althorp House with his wife, Lady Karen Spencer, keeps the memory of Diana alive. They share updates from the estate, home to Princess Diana's resting place and a menagerie of animals, including two pet sheep, Lucky and Minty, and the visiting peacock, Tim.

New beginnings: From uncle to grandfather

In a touching addition, Spencer shared the joy of becoming a grandfather. His daughter, Lady Kitty Spencer, introduced her first child to the world with a heartwarming Mother's Day post, celebrating the new life in their family.

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