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Did the Butler Do It With Di?

Brother-in-law tells tab Paul Burrell confessed to 'kinky' confabs with princess
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 16, 2008 10:20 AM CDT
Did the Butler Do It With Di?
Princess Diana's butler has long capitalized off his former boss' untimely death and their close bond. Di used to call Burrell her "rock."   (AP Photo/ Mark Lennihan, file)

(Newser) – Did Princess Diana bed her royal butler? That’s what Paul Burrell's brother-in-law tells the News of the World, per a 1993 pub confession. "He suddenly tells me he's been having a sexual relationship with Princess Diana," Ron Cosgrove said. “He said they did it in the bedroom, the bath, everywhere. He claimed Diana liked to be domineering.”

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“He’d get a call from Diana in the middle of the night specifically to have sex with her. He said she was very sexually demanding—'a bit ****ing kinky' were his words—and if you worked for the princess you worked for her 24/7,” Cosgrove, brother of Burrell's wife, Maria, recounts. "He said, ‘It's something I've got to do.' Like it was part of his duties.” (Read more Princess Diana stories.)

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