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Actress Sues Tab for Hollande Affair Story

Julie Gayet wants $73K from 'Closer'

(Newser) - The French actress rumored to be having an affair with French President Francois Hollande is suing Closer, the French magazine that first reported the alleged affair . Julie Gayet wants more than $73,000 for invasion of privacy and legal fees, CNN reports, citing Closer. Hollande, too, has threatened to take... More »

France's First Lady in Hospital After Affair Rumors

'Le Parisien:' Valerie Trierweiler hospitalized Thursday after hearing rumors

(Newser) - France's first lady has been admitted to the hospital, reports Reuters via Le Parisien, after rumors began swirling Friday that Francois Hollande was carrying on an affair with actress Julie Gayet. Hollande's longtime companion Valerie Treirweiler was reportedly admitted Thursday night after hearing the allegations, and doctors have... More »

France Grants Kate, William Injunction on Topless Photos

Court bans further publication, says 'Closer' owes $6.5K

(Newser) - Kate and William have exacted a little more revenge in the duchess' topless photo scandal , with a French court today banning any further publication of the images, Sky News reports. Closer magazine has 24 hours to give the pair all copies of the photos as well as more than $6,... More »

YouPorn Offers 'Open Check' for Kate-William Sex Pics

Palace says royals will file a criminal complaint

(Newser) - Just in case a weary world hasn't seen enough royal skin lately , the proprietors of are trying to get us even more: TMZ has gotten its paws on a letter from the porn site to Laurence Pieau, editrix at Closer, who defended publishing the topless photos of... More »

Most Controversial Music Videos

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam, incestuous Gainsbourgs make list

(Newser) - With MTV's Video Music Awards set for Sunday (not that you'll see many videos on the channel these days), takes a look at some of the form’s most controversial:
  • Closer, Nine Inch Nails: To go along with the explicitly sexual lyrics, this 1994 piece includes a monkey
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