Kelly said: “I think what they’ve done to her is disgusting, I really, really do. Everyone has the right to privacy no matter who you are, no matter who you are – it’s disgusting. The thing I don’t get is if she had a tan line they would rinse her for it, they would rinse her for it so she can’t win either way, so I just think it’s really awful. The one thing that is hers is her body, you know what I’m saying. Everything else belongs to the country.”
The images were also reproduced in the Irish Daily Star, and co-owner Richard Desmond was “angry” about the decision, and said he’d take steps to “close down the joint venture”.