In a statement issued on Friday morning, St James's Palace said the move by Closer magazine was "reminiscent of the worst excesses of the press during the life of [Princess] Diana" and lawyers were being consulted. The incident may yet have wider political implications, as Closer magazine in France is owned by Mondadori, a publishing company owned by the former Italian president Silvio Berlusconi. The royal couple, who are touring south-east Asia, are "furious" and "very very angry" according to close aides travelling with them in Malaysia on Friday, after the magazine published what it described as exclusive pictures of Kate topless under the headline: "Seulement dans Closer: Kate et William, leurs vacances tres hot en Provence.
Two people have been charged for publishing intimate pictures of Kate Middleton and Prince William during a private holiday in France last year. Sources told the AFP news agency that the head of the Mondadori Group, publisher of France's Closer magazine, and a photographer are facing charges over the publication of the images. Ernesto Mauri, the chief executive of Mondadori, and the photographer have both been charged for "invasion of privacy".
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Yesterday's blurry bottomless pics of Kate Middleton reignited the right to privacy vs. What is the female equivalent of "dong shot"? Between those recent topless shots and now these bottomless ones, you've now basically seen Kate Middleton naked! Click through for the pictures.
Poor Kate Middleton just can't catch a break. After suffering through the embarrassing publication of topless photos, which prompted her and Prince William to file a criminal complain t against the French magazine Closerthe Duchess of Cambridge is certainly not going to be thrilled to learn that shots purportedly of her naked bum are now making the rounds on the Internet. Why do bad things happen to celebs like Kate when they sunbathe?
French tabloid Closer magazine published a series of photos of Kate Middleton sunbathing topless on Friday, sending shockwaves around the world and provoking a stern statement from the palace as the royal family still reels from the Prince Harry naked photo scandal. Closer 's grainy photos obviously taken with a long lens depict Kate Middleton sunbathing topless with Prince William on a balcony at a 19th century hunting lodge in southern France, in early September. Inside, there's a five-page spread of the couple relaxing, obviously oblivious to the lurking paparazzi.
OK, so we're not gonna let our mascara run down our faces over this, and as good as you guys are to us, we're probably not gonna get 44 million views on this post. In case you haven't yet been on the Internet today: a French magazine published photos of Kate sunbathing topless on vacation. And Buckingham Palace is pissed, you guys.
Snappers took pictures of Kate Middleton sunbathing on holiday in the south of France in September with Prince William. French gossip magazine Closer published the photos in — a year after Kate, 37, married Will. Pixelated versions of the photos subsequently appeared in other European magazines, including Italian magazine Chi, and celeb titles in Denmark and Sweden.
Two senior editors of French celebrity magazine Closer returned to court Wednesday to appeal hefty fines for printing photographs of Prince William's wife Kate sunbathing topless in Two photographers, suspected of taking the offending shots, are also appealing fines in a case that sparked a scandal in Britain a year after the second-in-line to the British throne married his long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton. Closer published the grainy snaps of the couple by a pool -- Kate wearing only bikini bottoms -- while on holiday at a chateau in the Luberon region of southeastern France in September