Princess Diana, a woman with a problem

The Princeton Echo, August 2017

-Princess Diana Eliane
Illustration by Eliane Gerrits

"Think of her as the Girl Next Door, a blue-eyed blonde with a peaches and Devonshire cream complexion.” Those are the first words ever to appear in People magazine about Princess Diana — back in February 1981 when she was still Lady Diana Spencer. Over the next 16 years this dewy eyed schoolteacher would become the most famous woman in the world — the
living symbol of celebrity excess and the weaponization of gossip.

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