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Long on Lens, Short on Standards
Thought this might be worth keeping handy for when the British press start weighing into the French magazine, Closer, for publishing the topless photos of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge.
This from the current edition of Private Eye:
No Closer: The Topless Photos they Dare not Publish.
There are times when you try to get away from it all. If, like me, you live in the public eye those times are rapidly becoming few and far between.
I am like everyone else in that I do like to have time to myself. While I fully appreciate that it is you, the fan and the reader who have made me into what I am, I do expect the press and media to respect the difference between my public life and my private one.
The editors at French magazine Closer saw sense and decided not to publish topless photos of me, on the grounds of good taste and for the public good. No-one wants to see that over their cornflakes.
One can only hope the British press – following the unfortunate incident with the Prince Harry photos earlier this month – decide to heed Lord Leveson’s directions and leave these snaps where they should be left : in the back of a camera, in the bottom of a forgotten drawer.
Just like “Waity” Katy, my body betrays my eating habits (I’m more “Weighty” than waity, and it may not be a sight to everyone’s taste. In the past, this seems to hold no sway with the picture editors of Fleet Street. But please, I beg of you, think of the children and say “Non” to paparazzi pics.
And now, some music.
(Picture below taken with a very short, wide lens)