AceShowbiz - Prince William has opened up about losing his mother, Princess Diana, in his most revealing interview ever. The 34-year-old reveals to British GQ magazine that he is sad that his late mother's not able to meet her daughter-in-law, Duchess Kate, and grandchildren, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
"I would like to have had her advice," William tells the magazine in his July 2017 cover story. "I would love her to have met Catherine and to have seen the children grow up. It makes me sad that she won't, that they will never know her."
As the 20th anniversary of Diana's death approaches, William admits, "I am in a better place about it than I have been for a long time, where I can talk about her more openly, talk about her more honestly, and I can remember her better, and publicly talk about her better." He adds, "It has taken me almost 20 years to get to that stage."
"I still find it difficult now because at the time it was so raw. And also it is not like most people's grief, because everyone else knows about it, everyone knows the story, everyone knows her," the royal continues. "It is a different situation for most people who lose someone they love, it can be hidden away or they can choose if they want to share their story."
The prince also reveals that he's able to cope with his very public role with the support of his family. "I could not do my job without the stability of the family," the older brother of Prince Harry says. "Stability at home is so important to me."
"I want to bring up my children in a happy, stable, secure world and that is so important to both of us as parents," he shares. "I want George to grow up in a real, living environment, I don't want him growing up behind palace walls, he has to be out there. The media make it harder but I will fight for them to have a normal life."