Simply weeks earlier than her dying following a automotive crash, Grace Kelly gave her last interview to ABC’s Pierre Salinger, JFK and LBJ’s former White Home Press Secretary. Discussing her profession and royal service within the 1982 programme, the 52-year-old was requested: “It’s a lot too early in your life to ask you this query, however how are you going to need to be remembered? The Princess of Monaco began by saying how her principal precedence was how her youngsters and grandchildren would keep in mind her.
Kelly then mentioned: “I wish to be remembered as attempting to do my job nicely; of being understanding and type.”
Salinger requested: “ Something out of your profession?”
In any case, earlier than marrying the Prince of Monaco, Rainier III, Kelly was an Oscar-winning Hollywood star of the early 1950s.
Kelly humbly replied: “Properly, I don’t know. I don’t really feel I achieved sufficient in my profession to face out greater than many different folks.”
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However then in 1956, Kelly retired from performing to marry Rainier III, Prince of Monaco.
The marriage was attended by the likes of Cary Grant, David Niven and even Jackie Kennedy’s future husband Aristotle Onassis.
The brand new Princess devoted the remainder of her life to her royal duties, having over 26 years of marriage with Rainier.
She gave her last interview on June 22, 1982 earlier than her premature dying simply weeks in a while September 14.
Kelly had succumbed to accidents sustained in a automotive crash the day gone by.
Her daughter Princess Stéphanie was within the passenger seat and survived regardless of struggling a mild concussion and hairline fracture of a cervical vertebra.
She was unable to attend her mom’s funeral because of the accidents sustained.
The funeral came about 4 days after her dying on the Cathedral of Our Woman Immaculate in Monaco-Ville.