'Desperate' Prince Charles Wanted To Back Out Of His Wedding To Princess Diana, New Book Claims
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It's no secret that Prince Charles and Princess Diana were never as perfect a match as they initially seemed, but a new claim that Charles was "desperate" to back out of the 1981 royal wedding makes the marriage seem like an especially bad idea in hindsight.
In a new unauthorized biography, Charles: Heart Of A King, author Catherine Mayer writes that Charles wanted to call off marrying Lady Diana Spencer.
According to The Telegraph, Mayer -- who interviewed members of the Prince's inner circle -- details a moment on the night before his wedding when a "desperate" Charles reportedly told an aide, “I can’t go through with it ... I can't do it."
He is also said to have confessed Diana was “not the jolly country girl he had assumed."
Charles wasn't alone in his doubts about the relationship. In a famous account from the 1992 book Diana: Her True Story, for which the Princess of Wales covertly cooperated with author Andrew Morton, Diana told her sisters just days before the wedd
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