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Old 06-13-2018, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Denville View Post
That's absurd. Kate took off her top on a private property, miles from the road, to sunbathe or cange her swim suit...
I don't think that was Madame Maseau's view, but rather what the lawyers are trying to paint in order to say the damages were excessive. Their point is no longer that they violated her privacy. However, now it's if the damage to her justified. If we really get down to it, bringing Meghan's modelling shots into this in the first place is absurd. She has never posed topless in any of those photos. Fashion shoots are often provocative, but not going over that line for the most part. So it still doesn't jive with their argument that the damage should be less.

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Old 06-13-2018, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Kataryn View Post
What was to be expected of Harry? Just think of the chosen careers of former girlfriends: modeling like Florence Brudenell-bruce, who modelled lingerie to Cressida Bonas, who is an actress (or wants to become one). His cousin Lady Amelia Windsor works as a mannequin - it is done nowadays even by Royals and Royal men like HH Prince Nicolaj of Denmark.

So what? Times have changed and maybe the Royal family would have been happier with Koo Stark than Sarah Ferguson as Duchess of York. Who knows? As long as Meghan behaves as Harry's wife, she could have done a lot more than she actually did in her past.
To be fair to Cressida and Amelia, being an actress or a model doesn't make someone trashy per se.

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Old 06-13-2018, 04:52 PM
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A few years ago I went topless at a lake , it wasn't private property or anything like that and I wasn't the only one . It was also not a nude beach area , just a local lake that had not been invaded by tourists . I'd be pissed if somebody had taken a picture and put it online somewhere, I didn't consent to that . The implied consent to see my like that was only for the people around me in various stages of undressed and swimwear themselves . Just because somebody is naked doesn't mean it's a free for all picture buffet.
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Old 06-21-2018, 01:23 PM
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An apology and retraction from the Mirror to The Duchess of Sussex on this matter.

Meghan Markle's lawyers have informed us, and we accept, that no provocative images of Meghan Markle were used in the proceedings. We apologise for our error.
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Old 06-21-2018, 03:49 PM
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Bet that wasnt on the front page as glaringly as the false story was!!!!! And all of those sites who quoted the Mirror's false story aren't going to publish the apology either!
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:11 PM
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"There was an absolutely unacceptable breach, not only of the privacy and the private lives of these two individuals, but also of the dignity of a woman,"

- French prosecutor Marc Brisset-Foucault.

French Closer magazine loses appeal over topless photos of Duchess of Cambridge
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Old 09-19-2018, 06:36 PM
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Thanks for sharing the update on the appeal. I had a feeling that they were going to lose.

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