He returned to the BBC in 2016 to cover religious affairs. “So it was a bit crowded.”. “We are sorry to say that Martin is seriously unwell with COVID-19 related complications,” a BBC spokeswoman said Wednesday. She agreed to a BBC One Panorama interview with Martin Bashir. 1, SEE IT: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat ‘defends’ Rudy Giuliani’s ‘innocent sexy time’, Utah Sheriff’s Sergeant says missing mother’s account ‘doesn’t add up' after being found in Zion Park, ’Nobody’s gonna top me after this!’ Teen daredevil livestreams Queensborough bridge climb, Jeffrey Toobin and the m-word: Let’s be honest about what makes this scandal so scandalous, ’I used to warn him about how trusting he was’: Friends mourn man hacked to death with machete during Bronx Grindr date, Giants blow 11-point lead in last five minutes to extend losing streak against Eagles, Bronx man, 61, stabbed to death outside pizzeria, Florida woman beat girlfriend’s 3-year-old son to death with tire iron: cops, SEE IT: Stephen Colbert makes fun of Rudy Giuliani’s compromising ‘Borat’ scene, Grandfather of toddler who died in fall from cruise ship window pleads guilty, Matthew McConaughey says he was ‘blackmailed’ into sex as a teen. Martin Bashir interviews Princess Diana in Kensington Palace in 1995. He then went on to join the network’s investigative documentary series, “Panorama," on which his Princess Diana interview was conducted. In addition to his Princess Diana interview, Bashir had notable interviews with the late Michael Jackson and suspects in the 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence in southeast London. Lawrence, a Black British teen, was fatally stabbed in a racially motivated attack. But … Esteemed journalist Martin Bashir, whose bombshell 1995 interview with Princess Diana confirmed her and Prince Charles' mutual infidelity, is badly ill from the coronavirus. Bashir, a former theology student, eventually went to work for ITV, before hosting ABC’s Nightline in the U.S. and working as an MSNBC anchor. The BBC spokeswoman requested that Bashir’s “privacy, and that of his family, is respected at this time" and noted, “Everyone at the BBC is wishing him a full recovery.”, Final debate recap: Trump, Biden go toe to toe for last time, Trump struggles to lift glass of water during ‘60 Minutes’ interview, Teen arrested after teacher sees him having oral sex with 7-year-old girl during break in online class, NYC inmate at Rikers Island stabs city correction officer in the hand during gang fight amid rising tensions among the Crips, Biden and Trump clash on corruption, coronavirus and taxes in heated final debate, As the cooler weather brings people indoors, more NYC residents are testing positive for COVID-19, Trump compares his record on race to Abraham Lincoln’s, Biden calls him a racist, Rudy Giuliani caught touching himself in raunchy NYC hotel room scene from new Borat movie, 2020 NBA Mock Draft 1.0: LaMelo Ball goes to Minnesota Timberwolves at No. During the interview, the Princess of Wales confessed that she had had an affair and said that her marriage to Prince Charles, which ended in divorce the following year, became “a bit crowded.”, “There were three of us in this marriage,” she said at the time, referring to the Prince of Wales' relationship with his now-wife Camilla Parker-Bowles, Duchess of Cornwall. Bashir’s interview with the royal, who died in 1997, saw one of the network’s largest-ever audiences to date. ... Reports said Bashir showed the statements to Diana’s brother, Charles Spencer. Esteemed journalist Martin Bashir, whose bombshell 1995 interview with Princess Diana confirmed her and Prince Charles' mutual infidelity, is badly ill from the coronavirus. Currently BBC News' religion editor, the 57-year-old was a BBC News correspondent from 1987 to 1992.