Prince William Talks
About His Mom

Prince William hasn't publicly spoken a lot about his late mother, Princess Diana, until now: The dapper husband of Kate Middleton broke his silence in an interview with Katie Couric. Find out what made him sad on his wedding day.

Prince William talks to Katie Couric about Princess Diana

The image of young Prince William and Prince Harry walking behind their mother's casket on that sad September day in 1997 is forever seared into our memories. The princes have adjusted well over the years to life without their mother, but Prince William recently revealed to Katie Couric that it was "very difficult" getting through his wedding to Kate Middleton without his mum by his side.

"I sort of prepared myself beforehand so that I was sort of mentally prepared ... I didn't want any wobbly lips or anything going on," Wills, 29, told Couric in a new ABC interview celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Royal Jubilee. "It's the one time since she's died, where I've ... thought to myself it would be fantastic if she was here, and just how sad really for her, more than anything, not being able to see it."

His biggest regret? Diana won't have the opportunity to meet Middleton.

"I think she ... she would have loved the day and I think, hopefully, she'd be very proud," he told Couric in the interview airing tonight. "I'm just very sad that she's never going to get a chance to meet Kate."

We're sure that Diana would have loved Kate, given both of their interests in humanitarian work and fashion. Prince Harry also expressed feelings about his mother, telling Couric that his mother was there – in spirit.

"I think she had the best seat in the house, probably," Harry said. "But yeah, she would have loved to have been there."

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Do you think Princess Diana would have liked Kate Middleton?


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Comments on "Prince William reveals his one wedding regret"

Miaou May 31, 2012 | 4:51 PM

Title "reveals his one wedding regret" is totally epinosic!!!! it sounds as he regrets something concerning his love for Kate. It's frightening!!

Britt May 29, 2012 | 1:51 PM

I think that Kate Middleton embodies many of Diana's desirable characteristics and that is definitely something that William looked for in a mate. I think Diana would absolutely love Kate and think that what they have done for the royal family is wonderful.

Emma May 29, 2012 | 1:49 PM

I don't think anyone could dispute that Diana would be so proud of her son and the choices he has made. I think he has made many of his life choices with her legacy in mind and I think it is truly special the bond they shared at such a young age and that it continues to drive him today.

Julie Mataway May 29, 2012 | 1:00 PM

Diana would have loved Kate. She would be so happy with these fine young men she brought into this world. Their character is a testament to the excellent woman she was. (Can anyone deny William takes after her??)

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