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William 'teased over Diana's breasts' at school after topless pictures published; Memoirs of Britain's biggest magazine chief reveal the teenage heir was mocked at Eton after topless pictures of his mother were published in 1996.

Byline: Ben Weich

Prince William was once mocked by Eton schoolmates over the size Princess Diana's breasts after topless photos of her were published, according to reports.

According to the soon-to-be published memoirs of Nicholas Coleridge, the chairman ofConde Nast Britain, the late Princess of Wales told himthe teenage heir to the thronewas "upset" by the ruthless teasing.

The pictures ofPrincess Diana's breastswere photographed as she sunbathed on a Spanish balcony in 1996, and published in the Daily Mirror.

Mr Coleridge, chief of Vogue, Tatler andGQ magazines, wrote about a fateful lunch date withPrincess of Walesat his office, a year before her death.

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He wrote: "The princess arrived and looked fabulous... 'Nicholas, can I ask you something?' she said. 'Please be truthful. Did you see the photograph of me in the Daily Mirror? The topless one?'

"'William rang me from Eton. Poor boy, he's only 14. He was upset. He said some of the other boys were teasing him, saying my t*ts are too small...

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"'Nicholas, please be frank, I want to know your real view. Are my breasts too small, do you think?'"

The magazine boss said he assured the Princess that her breasts "seem perfect to me," to which she replied: "Thank you, I feel better now."

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Mr Coleridge, now 62, added that he became "breathless" and "as red as a guardsman's tunic" when Lady Di asked her question.

His book, The Glossy Years, will be published in the UK on September 26.


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Nicholas Coleridge, the chairman of Conde Nast Britain, wrote that he reassured the Princess of Wales that her breasts were not 'too small'

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Prince William attended Eton College

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Prince William, pictured with Diana, Princess of Wales, and Prince Harry, on the day he joined Eton, in September 1995

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Princess Diana reportedly sought assurances over the size of her breasts

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Prince William, who was 14 at the time, is said to have been 'upset' by the teasing he received from schoolmates

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Prince William, pictured in 1995

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Prince William, now 37, has three children of his own

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Date:Sep 15, 2019
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