But Selena Gomez—answering questions nearly eight years later about dating Nick Jonas after he and Miley Cyrus broke up—just reminded us that the real drama and life lessons took place off-camera.
Since his split from Miss Thomsen, who made her claims in the Danish magazine Billed Bladet, he has been linked with Pamela Anderson and fashion guru Plum Sykes.
Nine suitors Burrell claims in his book, A Royal Duty, that Diana had nine suitors after her divorce, and that they included a Hollywood actor, a novelist, a sporting legend, a musician, a politician, a lawyer, an entrepreneur and a billionaire businessman.
"But when I started to have my own opinions and my career took off, he wasn't happy with that at all.
"I was just a perfect match in his glamorous world.
"I was trying to make him happy and be a good girlfriend. "But as time went by, I felt more and more subdued. "It took me three years to leave him, and we haven't talked since." World success Adams, who turns 44 today, has achieved worldwide success with songs including Heaven, Run To You, Summer of '69 and 18 Till I Die.
He had his biggest hit in the UK with the single (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, the theme tune from the Kevin Costner film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, which stayed at the top of the charts for a recordbreaking four months in 1991.However, she and Adams did not finally part until last year."The first five years of our relationship were great," she said.It has been said that her favourite was heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.Last night Adams said: "Miss Thomsen doesn't know anything about my friendship with Diana, nor does anyone else.Earlier this year he said: "We met many times and had become very good friends by the end of her life." Adams has remained friendly with the Royal Family, and two years ago photographed the Queen for a collection of Canadian stamps.