Kate Beckinsale said she sympathized with the childhood grief of brothers Prince Harry and Prince William over the death of her mother, who also lost her father at an early age.
The 47-year-old actress lost her father, actor Richard Beckinsale, when she was just five years old. Princess Diana died in a car accident when Prince Harry and Prince William were only 12 and 15 years old, respectively.
“I remember when his mother died, I was in New York, and it was sad to see him in other people’s contexts for someone he didn’t know … I thought, ‘ Oh my God, I really know what it feels like, like, ”Beckinsale told Dax Shepard about his Monday incident. Armchair Specialist Podcast
“It doesn’t matter your age,” he added. “When something catastrophic happens, it puts everything in a really sharp focus.” The “Underworld” star remembered how he seemed “quite a stranger” to making people sad about his father. “This is something that even the royalty experienced when hundreds of people mourned the late Princess of Wales,” he said.
“It was difficult at the very beginning because it felt like you were facing this very personal, terrible crisis. And these were all people, but you didn’t know them,” he explained.
Beckinsale admitted that as a child, people thought that her father’s death did not affect her so much because she was so young when it happened. He shared, “People talk about how horrible they felt they lost it, but then they say, ‘Oh, but maybe you don’t remember anything, did you yourself in childhood?’ Were “
He added, “But then the person you’re sharing it with is saying, ‘You have less right to it than I do,’ which is really weird.”
But Beckinsale admits she’s “less angry” as she gets older. She even thinks that “surprisingly, there is something special and satisfying about how much other people loved her father and”, the way it goes, [it’s] Beautiful
On Apple TV +, Prince Harry admitted in his “The Me You Can’t See” documentary that he was moved by the death of Princess Diana. He said that he drowned his sorrow and grief with alcohol and drugs. He also shared that he faces panic attacks and is very angry whenever he hears the clicks of the cameras and sees the camera flashing because it reminds him of his mother’s death. Is.