Royals to file criminal complaint over Kate pics

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 10:14

London: Lawyers for Britain`s royal family will make a criminal complaint against the photographer who took pictures of Prince William`s wife Kate sunbathing topless in the south of France, William`s office said on Sunday.

The palace has already launched a civil lawsuit against France`s Closer magazine, which published the paparazzi snaps of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, relaxing during a holiday at a private villa in Provence.

The couple is hitting back hard against publication of the pictures, which William`s office called a "grotesque" abuse of the young royals` privacy.

A spokeswoman for William`s St. James`s Palace office said the couple`s lawyers would file a complaint with French prosecutors on Monday against the unidentified photographer or photographers involved.


First Published: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 10:14
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