At a legendary party, John Travolta claims to have realized Princess Diana’s “dream.”
Princess Diana’s “dream” was achieved, according to John Travolta, when he danced with her at a White House state banquet in 1985.
According to the actor, It was the royal’s “dream” to dance with him, according to Nancy Reagan. He then proceeded to spin Diana around the party’s dancefloor.
Travolta described approaching the Princess cautiously and asking if she wanted to dance with him.
It was a “storybook scene,” according to the Hollywood star.
“Around 10 o’clock at night, Nancy Reagan tapped on my shoulder and said, ‘The princess, her desire is to dance with you,’” Travolta claimed in a new PBS documentary, In Their Own Words. ‘Would you like to join her for a dance tonight?’
“And I replied, ‘Of course.’
“My heart starts to race, and I tap [Diana] on the shoulder, and she comes around and looks at me, and she has that bashful dip [of her chin]that she has, and she looks up at me, and I say, ‘Would you want to dance with me?’
“It was like something out of a fairy tale.
“When it was done, we bowed, and she was gone, and I was gone, and my vehicle had transformed into a pumpkin.”
Diana’s dance with Travolta took place during her and Prince Charles’ first official visit to the United States in November 1985.
The royal couple had been married for four years and had given birth to two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.
For the event, Diana wore a velvet midnight blue Victor Edelstein gown, which she looked gorgeous in.
The Princess sported a choker necklace and a pair of glistening earrings.
Travolta recalled dancing with Diana, who died in a Paris car collision in 1997, as a “honor and great privilege” in an April interview.
“Introducing myself to Diana in the appropriate way, communicating confidence, and asking her to be my dance partner was a tough mission,” he told Esquire Mexico.
“Consider the present. We have arrived at the White House. It’s 12 a.m. The entire scene seems surreal.
“I approach her, pat her on the shoulder, and invite her to dance.
“She turns around and, upon seeing me, flashes her enticing, albeit sad, grin and accepts my invitation.
“Here we were, like in a fairy tale, dancing together. Who’d have guessed something like this would happen to you one day?
“I had the foresight to.” Brinkwire Summary News