Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s split played out in front of the world. However, by the time the couple was able to finalize their divorce, it appears they sought comfort in each other.

Charles and Diana finalized their divorce in 1996, following his affair with Camilla Parker Bowles. Although the two appeared to be embroiled in a bitter separation, one royal expert suggested Prince William and Prince Harry’s parents actually got along by the time they divorced.

In the Channel 5 documentary “The Royal Family at War,” Ingrid Seward revealed Princess Diana told her she and Prince Charles had an emotional breakdown after signing their divorce papers.

“On the day of the divorce, she and Charles sat down together on the sofa and they both cried,” Seward recalled.

Charles and Diana’s relationship reportedly began to fall apart after the Princess of Wales suspected her husband was having an affair with Camilla. “At the time of the marriage, Charles was not seeing Camilla, but Diana was convinced he was,” Seward explained.

Princess Diana eventually learned the truth when she came across a package Prince Charles intended to give to Camilla. “Diana, of course, floods of tears, went to Charles and demanded to know what was going on. But Charles, so insensitive, he insisted on still giving it to Camilla.”

After years of lies and heartbreak, royal biographer Penny Junor revealed all of the drama from Charles and Diana’s scandalous marriage allowed the two to cordially part ways. “It was this crazy separation, but by the time the divorce was finalized, they were on much better terms,” she said.

After his divorce with Princess Diana, Prince Charles went on to marry Camilla in 2005.

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Princess Diana And Prince Charles watch an official event during their first royal Australian tour 1983 in Newcastle, Australia. Patrick Riviere/Getty Images