Yesterday, a judge ordered French magazine Closer to pay Kate Middleton and Prince William , euros in damages and two staffers an additional 90, euros in fines for publishing topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge. It was a fraction of what they asked for— 1. It was the end of a long and tenuous legal journey for the royals, which began in , when a sunbathing Middleton took off her top at a acre estate in Provence. Little did she know that, roughly half a mile away, a French paparazzo was lurking in the shadows, long-range lens camera in hand, ready to capture it all. The shots fell into the hands of Closer, reportedly after British tabloids turned them down.
The saga involving topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge continues to make international headline news. Latest developments find that French authorities are finally responding to the complaint lodged by Prince William last summer. Prosecutors have been passed the name of […]. Have standards reached an all time low, when hacks and paps will stoop to the lowest common denominator to snap celebrities in private or compromising poses? The bottom line is nudity sells, paparazzi etiquette is non existent and there are few controls in place, with a self regulating press standards authority.
The Watershed Significance of Kate Middleton’s Topless Photo Lawsuit
Three people under investigation over topless photos of Kate Middleton: source. World News Reuters Thursday April 25, The publisher of a French celebrity magazine was placed under formal investigation for breach of privacy over the publication of topless pictures of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, a judicial source said on Wednesday.
The royals just can not catch a break lately. First, there was Harry , snapped letting ye royal jewels hang out in Vegas. Then there was Prince Philip , snapped letting ye olde royal jewels hang out at the Highland Games.