February 26, 2003 |
Princess Diana's former lover, James Hewitt, has filed a $1.08-million breach of contract suit against Fox News, accusing the media company of firing him as a war correspondent for allegedly leaking the story of his deal. "It's a completely frivolous lawsuit. Mr. Hewitt and his attorney are trying to extend his 15 minutes of notoriety," Fox News spokesman Robert Zimmerman said.
September 2, 1997 |
Related developments Monday in the death of Princess Diana: Hewitt on Diana--James Hewitt, the cavalry officer who had an affair with Diana, said: "I love her and will miss her terribly." Hewitt, looking drawn and with tears in his eyes, read a statement to reporters outside his home in the Dartmoor region of southwest England, saying: "Yesterday was a day the world will never forget. I, like the rest of the country, am still in shock over the tragedy.
June 30, 1992 |
Princess Diana strode through her spacious apartment in Kensington Palace, giving orders to those around her. She told Nanny Wallace that Harry would need looking after because she would be out late. She asked her lady-in-waiting, Anne Beckwith-Smith, to check through her speech for later that day, and then explained that her hairdresser should arrive by 10 o'clock at the latest. She wore an old track suit and running shoes, her hair pushed up inside her baseball hat.
March 8, 1996 |
Is the Clock Ticking?: "60 Minutes" correspondent Ed Bradley has a "window" coming in his contract that lets him talk to other networks and could lead to his departure from CBS. Bradley, 54, who sources say makes $3 million a year, could leave the newsmagazine this summer but would not be allowed to work for another network for some months after that. He is said to be tiring of the constant travel on "60 Minutes," which he joined in 1981, but still enjoying the work.
September 15, 2001
Mark Swed states in his review of the San Francisco Opera's production of "Arshak II" ("Just a Beginning," Sept. 10) that the first American opera written for the American stage is James Hewitt's 1794 "Tammary, or the Indian Chief." This may be true if he says "United States" instead of "America." Craig H. Russell, in his notes accompanying the CD "Mexican Baroque," performed by Chanticleer, states that Manuel de Zumaya, born in Mexico of mixed European and Native American ancestry, wrote an opera called "Partenope" in 1711.