Today's Daily Mail has gone big on quotes from the royal family, in order to put the boot in to French gossip mag Closer. It brands the publishing of topless picture of Kate Middleton "GROTESQUE!" and carries a plea not to to turn Kate into "a new Diana":
In a separate article The Daily Mail calls Closer magazine "ghastly".
Some people might think this fierce attack on a breach of privacy is a bit rich coming from the Daily Mail, not least because the paper has become the go-to destination for paparazzi looking to sell up-skirt, down-blouse, bikini-slip photos and long lens snaps of celebs.
The MailOnline's right hand column is a totem of invaded privacy; from its incessant stalking of celebrity children such as Suri Cruise or Harper Beckham to its indefatigable commitment to exposing celebrities daring to go about their daily lives in anything more casual than a ballgown and full make-up.
And then there is the newspaper's persistent invasion of the privacy of the general public, such as grieving families as highlighted during the Leveson Inquiry.
As for trying to turn Kate into "a new Diana"... well, who would do a thing like that: