Sunday 16 December 2018

Lewis Hamilton pens heartfelt poem about Princess Diana to mark anniversary

Lewis Hamilton was clearly moved by the life and death of Princess Diana
Lewis Hamilton was clearly moved by the life and death of Princess Diana

Daniel Zeqiri

Lewis Hamilton has shown his sensitive side by writing a sentimental poem in tribute to Princess Diana, following the 20th anniversary of her death on Thursday.

The mawkish verse describes the late Princess of Wales as the 'Nation's rose' and 'England's beauty', and the 'Peoples' Princess' clearly has a special place in the heart of the three-time Formula One world champion.

Hamilton was 12 years old when Diana died in a car crash in a Paris tunnel in 1997, and posted the lyrics on Instagram shortly after his qualifying lap at this week's Italian Grand Prix.

In a separate Instagram post early on Friday morning, Hamilton wrote: “I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head" alongside a picture of Diana.

 

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