Latest photos of Diana and Dodi Fayed

Dodi was known by friends to be gentle and kind, but he also yearned for fame and his father’s elusive approval. One friend, Jack Martin, even claims Dodi repeatedly said to him over the years, “When am I going to meet a woman so famous she will get my face on the cover of People magazine?” The answer—to both Mohamed’s approval and international fame—lay in the Princess of Wales.After Princess Diana and Dodi al Fayed’s fast-paced and glamorous courtship, it was only natural that Fayed would take Diana to the Ritz Paris—after all, his father Mohamed owned it.