People: Jun. 7, 1999


A month before her nuptials to Prince Edward, SOPHIE RHYS-JONES received an unsolicited gift from the British tabloid the Sun: an 11-year-old topless photo of herself splashed across the paper's inside pages. The photo shows Rhys-Jones' former boss, a radio deejay, lifting her bikini top. Despite the unorthodox nature of the office high jinks, the two were apparently not romantically involved. Outraged reaction to the photo's publication came from the usual corners, such as Buckingham Palace, and curiously sanctimonious ones, such as rival tab the Mirror. The not entirely chagrined Sun published a full-page apology...

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