Valerie Trierweiler wins case over publication of bikini pics
London, Oct 24 (ANI): French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler has won damages from three magazines for publishing photographs of her in a bikini, but not before she was criticised by a judge for her lack of "discretion" in her private life.
President Francois Hollande's partner had taken offence at photos appearing on the front covers of the magazines without her consent, showing France's first couple relaxing on a beach close to the presidential Riviera retreat of Fort de Bregancon in August.
She had called for damages of up to 25,000 euros, the Telegraph reported.
The Paris judge ordered weekly celebrity magazines Closer and Voici to pay Trierweiler 1,500 euros for breaching her private life and image rights, as she had "never consented" to the pictures.
Public magazine was ordered to pay 1,000 euros. They were told to remove the images from their internet sites.
But the judge said that Trierweiler had "not always shown discretion about her private life, notably regarding publicly exposing her feelings."
She agreed with Public's lawyer that the 47-year-old "sometimes mixed private and public life in her own communication," citing her notorious tweet backing a rival of Hollande's ex-partner Segolene Royal during legislative elections. (ANI)
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