In a short statement, the palace said: "St James's Palace confirms that legal proceedings for breach of privacy have been commenced today in France by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge against the publishers of Closer Magazine France."The royal couple have the sympathy of Downing Street with a source close to David Cameron saying that Number 10 "echoes the sadness of the palace" over the publication of the pictures.
In a strongly-worded statement St James's Palace said: "Their Royal Highnesses have been hugely saddened to learn that a French publication and a photographer have invaded their privacy in such a grotesque and totally unjustifiable manner."The incident is reminiscent of the worst excesses of the press and paparazzi during the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, and all the more upsetting to the Duke and Duchess for being so."Their Royal Highnesses had every expectation of privacy in the remote house.
Iggy posted a pic of her fingers enveloped in 7 diamond bands.
Iggy's played coy up to this point, calling French a "friend," despite their makeout trip to Mexico a few weeks back ... She had to return the engagement ring she got from Nick Young, but doesn't seem like she's hurting in the carat department.
The link with Mr Ojjeh is unknown but Garrard made the blue sapphire and diamond engagement ring chosen by Diana, Princess of Wales that her son later presented to the Duchess.
Asprey, a Royal warrant holder, is also one of the Duchess's favourite jewellers and she has been photographed wearing one of its button pendants on several occasions.
She wore the same jacket in 2008 on a ski trip to Switzerland and again on their last skiing trip to the Alps in 2012.
The family last week posed outside the £70 million home of French-born Saudi Arabian businessman Mansour Ojjeh, 63, who owns a 21 per cent share of the Mc Laren Technology Group and owned a 10 per cent share of royal jewellers Asprey & Garrard.
The palace led a chorus of protests, describing the invasion of privacy as "grotesque and totally unjustifiable".
The daughter of mortgage banker David Olsen and manager Jarnie Olsen, Mary-Kate and her twin sister, Ashley, have become among the most popular—and bankable—female personalities in America.