About all that’s clear in this scandal is that there is no smoking gun. There was a gun, but, no, it wasn’t smoking. And it might not even have been real. It all started as Pippa Middleton was being driven through Paris to go home after an elaborate costume party for her friend, the […]
We’ve been skeptical before about Kate Middleton pregnancy rumors reported by tabloids. Among the pieces of “evidence” cited in the past: William was unusually attentive to his wife and constantly placed his arm around the small of her back; Kate’s dress was loose fitting, or she didn’t have any alcoholic drinks or, more recently, she […]
The News of the World hired a former policeman to covertly track more than 100 people, including Prince William and others connected to the royal family. Speaking to BBC Newsnight, the ex-police investigator, Derek Webb, described how he was able to evade royal security. “They didn’t rumble me. They had no idea,” said Webb, who claimed his […]
The tabloid press hired a private detective to look into the private life of Kate Middleton when she was still a college student, according to an investigative report by The Independent. The same detective agency, the paper reports, was also hired get information on Pippa Middleton while she was still a teenager. Documents obtained by […]
Three British newspapers have agreed to remove website photographs of Kate and Pippa Middleton in bikinis after the Middleton family filed complaints with Britain’s press regulatory agency. The pictures were taken five years ago when the Middletons were vacationing on a yacht off the island of Ibiza in the Spanish Mediterranean, in a location, according […]
A British tabloid story from the late 1970’s is the subject of a new documentary out today (July 15) from Oscar-winning director Errol Morris. The current UK phone hacking scandal involving tabloid journalists will probably help to pique interest in the film as it opens in U.S. cinemas.