Scientology zealot Cruise is allegedly at the centre of a lawsuit filed in June alleging shocking abuses within the cult. Details, details. But in a quiet news week a year-old unsubstantiated accusation helps fill empty pages with the obligatory Royal scandal.
Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Much derision was directed toward aesthetes in the late 19th century, who, led by Oscar Wilde, declared their devotion to beauty in all its forms. But this was not the first sensational trial of a high-profile homosexual.
Despite a ban by British Courts on revealing his identity, international media have disclosed the name of the alleged royal blackmail victim. According to reports, the target of the alleged blackmail plot is Viscount Linley, son of Princess Margaret. He has been named by various newspapers, websites and television shows around the world.
The Royal at the centre of a "sex and blackmail" case vehemently denied the claims when asked by police. They were told there was no truth in the claim made on a secret tape recording about a sex act with a male member of staff. Read more of the story here.
The allegations made international headlines in November and were the subject of a legal injunction in the United Kingdom. Smith served as a soldier in the Welsh Guards during the s, when he saw active service in the Falklands War and in Northern Ireland. In his own words, published in the British Mail on Sunday newspaper:.
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A man who tried to blackmail the Royal Family over a gay sex scandal killed himself by taking a lethal cocktail of drugs, an inquest heard. Ian Strachan, 40, was found dead on Christmas Eve just hours after seeing his mum at his plush flat in Marylebone, central London, the hearing was told. Strachan, originally from Aberdeen, claimed to be friends with Princes Harry and William, had registered to three separate practices, two GPs and a private clinic to feed his prescription drug habit.
A few days ago, photos of Prince Harry cavorting naked with a blonde hit the web. While the prince has had his share of controversy in the past, including attending a party in a Nazi uniform and getting caught smoking weed, he has a long way to go to catch up to some of his scandalous relatives. While most Americans think that George III was a tyrant, it was actually his son who took being a horrible monarch to a new level.
The flamboyant 18th-century 'Macaronis' were so called because they were said to prefer continental pasta to good old British roast beef. But this was not the first sensational trial of a high-profile homosexual. Over the centuries, all manner of dandies have attempted to make their place in society.
What do Saddam's lawyer, a gay socialite, a blow job and a member of the Royals have to do with each other? Viscount Linley, son of the late Princess Margaret, has been named as the royal at the centre of a gay sex videotape scandal in Britain. Ian Strachan, 30, and Sean McGuigan, 40, are being held in custody until they appear at London's Central Criminal Court on December 20 on blackmail charges, prosecutors said.