Lady Di is famous not only for being a wife King Charles III, but also because he was an activist and philanthropist. This undoubtedly led Diana to become an international icon because, despite being a member of the royal family, she had a unique simplicity that characterized her. Lady Di She was a young woman from the nobility who became aware of many noble causes, something similar but without the noble title happened to her little-known friend Aileen Getty.
Apparently, the philanthropy of the ex-wife of King Carlos III was something that Lady Di shared with your friends Aileen Gettywhich is currently funding the “Just Stop Oil” campaign, also known as “Soup Attacks” on works of art. Getty she is the granddaughter of an oil tycoon and is incredibly against the British government’s oil and gas projects.
friend’s grandfather Lady DiJ. Paul Gettyfounded in 1942Getty Oil Company”, who after his death accumulated a fortune of 6 billion dollars, which is the equivalent of 22 billion dollars in 2022. That’s right Aileen Getty uses part of his inheritance to demonstrate against the former family business.
Ex-wife King Charles III knowledge a Aileen Getty since they both participated in the “National Aids Trust”, a foundation dedicated to AIDS research. However, it is likely that Lady Di she does not agree with her friend’s vandalism for which she donated more than a million dollars. Family for several years Getty It was related to the “National Gallery in London”, where Van Gogh’s vandalized work is located.
About her actions, a friend of Lady Di stated in the author’s text the following: “I finance climate activism and welcome Van Gogh’s protest… My motivation is clear: I fight for a habitable planet for my family and yours… I am the daughter of a famous family that built its fortune with fossil fuels , but now we know that the extraction and use of fossil fuels is destroying life on our planet”. To those who criticized her as a hypocrite, since her family’s fortune was built on the exploitation of hydrocarbons, Aileen Getty stated, “Our family sold that company four decades ago, and in exchange I promised to use my resources to protect life on Earth in any way possible.” Nor King Charles IIINone of Lady Di’s children commented on the actions of someone who was Diana’s friend.