Ann Coulter just did. Of course she did. Now, let’s break this down a bit. What did Ann say, exactly?
“I find it a little baffling when Americans get so gaga-eyed over a princess, in particular, Lady Di, who was just this anorexic, bulimic narcissist.”
First of all, yes, Diana suffered from a variety of eating disorders. That’s indisputable, she talked about it herself. However, if you’re making a leap from “she had a bad relationship with food” to “therefore she was a narcissist” well, that seems like a pretty giant sized leap. Many experts will tell you that eating disorders are less about vanity, and more about the ability to exert control in situations where you feel out of control. I think Diana may actually say it best herself in this memorable speech:
Of course, she might have been narcissistic for other reasons – she was obviously known for being a very stylish dresser – but beyond that… I’ve got nothing. So. Any feelings on the topic? Any Princess Di haters out there? Any Ann Coulter haters out there?