Oh f.cking hell. I remember watching that thinking "WTF is happening!?".lpm wrote: ↑Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:28 amI first discovered my country could go collectively insane in the first week of September 1997.
Millions of people suddenly got hysteria, feeding in on each other, losing all sense of rationality. Over a million people banded together on the streets of London in a bizarre faux-grief over someone they never met - in fact, over a fictional character who in reality was a very different person. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/special/polit ... scene.html
When Diana was killed, I remember my mum coming into my room to tell me...after a particularly heavy night at Edward's No8 in Birmingham.
I just said "Oh, really" and rolled over in bed. I never understood the extreme hagiography.