The editor of the Swedish magazine that has decided to publish topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, Carina Lofkvist, said she bought the pictures "like we buy any other pictures".
"We get an offer and we say yes or no, and in this case we said yes because we think they are a lovely couple," she told the BBC's Newsnight programme. She said she did not regret the decision.
Asked whether she cared that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sid not want the photos to be published, she said they had been bought on Friday 14th before the scandal arose.
She added: "We dont treat them any differently [than other celebrities] if they're royal".
SE og HØR has boasted of "exclusive" access to the "topless pictures of Great Britain’s future queen", which hit Danish newsstands tomorrow.
A court in France has blocked French magazine Closer from re-publishing images of the Duchess of Cambridge sunbathing topless.
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