Letters That Reveal Teen Diana Up for Sale

Compares herself to "an elephant," talks wedding frenzy
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Sep 23, 2008 10:27 AM CDT
This July 29, 1981 file photo shows Prince Charles and his bride Diana, Princess of Wales, as they march down the aisle of St. Paul's Cathedral at the end of their wedding ceremony in London.    (AP Photo/FILE)
camera-icon View 4 more images

(Newser) – Four letters written by Princess Diana to her nanny could fetch $18,500 at auction later this month, reports the Daily Mail. In them, a teenage Diana confesses her insecurities—“watching me dance is like watching an elephant”—and talks of her upcoming nuptials to Prince Charles—“six months of being engaged is…definitely to be avoided. All the family in complete overdrive!”