Kate Middleton Topless Photo Scandal: Irish Tabloid Editor Resigns
Kate Middleton may be able to rest a little easier at night knowing that the Irish tabloid editor who published photos of her topless is now out of a job.
Michael O’Kane, the editor of the Irish Daily Star, resigned today following his September decision to publish photos of the Duchess of Cambridge sunbathing sans bikini top.
The resignation comes after O’Kane’s suspension, various tensions with shareholders, and the tabloid owner’s threat to shut down the newspaper entirely.
"As a result of the publication on 15 September 12, issues arose with the shareholders of Independent Star Limited," the Irish Daily Star wrote in a statement to the BBC. "Having considered those issues in tandem with Mr. O'Kane, it is Mr. O'Kane's decision to resign as editor of the Irish Daily Star."