Laurence Pieau the editor of Closer France magazine has talked about her decision of posting the naked photos of Kate Middleton on the cover of this weeks magazine.
The photo was taken with a long-lens camera as she was just about to get into the pool as her and Prince William where on holiday last week.
The editor said:
“One shouldn’t dramatise these pictures,” she told The AFP. “The reaction has been a little disproportionate.
“It is a young couple that has just been married. They are in love. They are beautiful. She is the princess of the 21st century.
“These are pictures that are full of joy. They are not degrading. Similarities have been drawn with the [nude] pictures of Prince Harry. They are not similar. These are not degrading.”
The editor claims that Kate was visible from the steers so what shes saying was that any one walking past could have got the photos.
She carried on in saying:
“Honestly I don’t know of a single celebrity magazine in the world that would not have run these pictures had they had them. They wouldn’t have hesitated two seconds before running. Once should not be hypocritical.
“I won’t hide the fact that there are more intimate pictures that exist that we haven’t published and will not publish. Probably other newspapers will choose to publish them, but that was not our choice”.
St James’s Palace has said that they are going to sue the magazine and make loads of money out of them.