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The Crown faces backlash after plans to recreate Diana's final moments in Paris

BOSSES at Netflix's The Crown are facing fury after production plans to recreate Princess Diana's tragic final moments in Paris. 

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Members of the crew are reportedly feeling "very uncomfortable" and are "pushing back on the ideas being tabled" by senior staff. 

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Scenes are set to focus around the Princess of Wales' fateful trip to Paris in 1997 where she was killed in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma tunnel. 

Diana's tragic final hours be portrayed on The Crown. Picture: Archive

Diana's tragic final hours be portrayed on The Crown. Picture: Archive

Dodi Fayed, Diana's partner, and Henri Paul, the driver of the Mercedes-Benz W140 S-Class, were pronounced dead at the scene. 

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"To be going back to Paris and turning Diana’s final days and hours into a drama feels very uncomfortable," said an insider. 

"Finally, some of the crew members are pushing back on the ideas being tabled," they told The Sun. 

Netflix bosses say the crash 'impact' will not be shown. Picture: Elliott Brown

Netflix bosses say the crash 'impact' will not be shown. Picture: Elliott Brown

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"The show always tried to present a fictional version of royal history with as much sensitivity as possible. But lately, as things get closer to the present day, it feels harder to strike that balance. 

"With some of those moments still so fresh and upsetting, it feels as though a line is being crossed. Some production staff are now starting to speak up about their feelings." 

The Crown crew are reportedly unsettled. Picture: Archive

The Crown crew are reportedly unsettled. Picture: Archive

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A statement from a Netflix spokesperson seen by OMG-News.com clarifies that the show's segment will not show any gory details – but doesn't say the crash won't be included.  

They said: "The exact moment of the crash impact will not be shown." 

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