Delivering lessons on topics that don’t always get the attention they deserve (from opioid abuse to planning for retirement to debt buyers), Last Week Tonight structures its top stories with clips from news programs, occasional interview spots, and the serious-serious-joke rhythm familiar to anyone who grew up watching sitcoms in the ’80s.Dr Khan, who was nicknamed Mr Wonderful by the Princess, launched a scathing criticism of the forthcoming big budget release, Diana, claiming it was “completely wrong” and vowing he would never watch it.In 1975—after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer—she became known as Lady Diana Spencer.She came to prominence in February 1981 when her engagement to Prince Charles was announced to the world.The marriage produced two sons, the princes William and Harry, who were then respectively second and third in the line of succession to the British throne.As Princess of Wales, Diana undertook royal duties on behalf of the Queen and represented her at functions overseas.Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian and later becoming an MTV presenter, Brand first achieved notoriety in 2004 as the host of Big Brother's Big Mouth, a Big Brother spin-off.In 2007, he had his first major film role in St Trinian's, and the following year he landed a major role in the romantic comedy-drama Forgetting Sarah Marshall; the film led to him starring in a spin off, the rock comedy Get Him to the Greek, alongside Jonah Hill in 2010.
“It is based on gossip and Diana's friends talking about a relationship that they didn't know much about, and some of my relatives who didn't know much about it either.
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Diana had wanted to marry the doctor and secretly met his family in Pakistan to discuss the possibility of a union, Mrs Khan told Vanity Fair.
The couple are thought to have discussed the possibility of marriage, but Dr Khan told police in an interview after Diana’s death in 1997 that he had said to her "it was a ridiculous idea" and that the only way they could have a normal life would be to move to Pakistan, where the press "don't bother you".