Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge walks at the Kranji Commonwealth War Cemetery, to pay her respects to the war dead, in Singapore September 13, 2012. (Photo : Reuters)
It appears that the topless photo fiasco is not over yet for Britain's Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and her husband, Prince William. E! Online is reporting that photos of the Duchess sans bikini bottoms are circulating the web, which ran on Swedish celebrity magazine 'Se och Hoer' earlier this week.
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According to E!, the photos, which were apparently copied from the magazine, appeared to be from the same photo-set taken during the private sunbathing session. Kim Henningsen, who is the managing editor of the Danish edition of 'Se och Hoer,' told CNN, "It's a set of unique photos from an A-class celebrity. We are a leading gossip magazine in Denmark, and it is my job to publish them."
The photos, which were taken while the Duke and Duchess were vacationing in a secluded chateau in the south of France, show the Duchess sunbathing along with her husband. They were first published in French magazine, Closer, before being published in Italy's Chi and Ireland's Irish Daily Star.
Ten days ago, the royal couple won an injunction lawsuit against Closer for breach of privacy and also sought a criminal complaint against the photographer who took the private photos.
The owners of the Irish Daily Star issued an apology to the couple following the publication of the photos and have suspended editor Michael O'Kane. Italian gossip magazine Chi also published the photos in a 26-page spread under the headline, "Court Scandal: The Queen is Nude."
A representative for the couple refused to comment on the recent publications by the Swedish and Danish magazines but told E! News, "Our stance is the same as before-we aren't commenting on any further legal action save to say all proportionate responses will be kept under review."
Henningsen, however, seemed unperturbed. She told CNN, "If the British royal family wants to sue us, then it will happen then and we'll deal with it."