Pippa Middleton is having some quiet time to herself after her iCloud photos almost got leaked. Instead of peppering the news media outlets with the details of getting engaged to her boyfriend James Matthews, Pippa is letting her sister Kate Middleton dominate the media with her solo trip out to the Netherlands.
The 33-year-old British socialite will be glad to know that her sister has stayed out of major controversy and is keeping a positive image for the royal family.
“Kate Middleton took a big step in her reign as the Duchess of Cambridge on Tuesday,” reports E! Online. “She went on her first-ever solo trip! Yes, the 34-year-old royal is currently visiting the Netherlands for a one-day visit without Prince William, marking the first time she’s traveled abroad for royal duties without her husband.”
Her sister Kate is setting examples of domestic bliss for her, but Pippa has not been able to completely follow through. In the excitement of getting engaged to her boyfriend James Matthews, she has somewhat let her guard down, which resulted in her iCloud getting hacked, threatening her with her private photos getting leaked.
Thankfully this time, the law is on her side. She managed to take the case to court to make sure that her photos and videos do not get leaked to major news media outlets.
“The High Court has banned publication of photographs allegedly stolen from Pippa Middleton’s iCloud account,” reports BBC. “The Duchess of Cambridge’s sister took civil court action against a “person or persons unknown” after her account was said to have been hacked.”
“A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of an offence under the Computer Misuse Act and later bailed,” the report continued. “The allegations emerged after private pictures were said to have been offered to the newspaper via encrypted messaging service WhatsApp.”
Another trouble that the newly engaged socialite has been facing is her under-performing business. She maintains a publishing company, in addition to participating in competitive races, but this summer, it was revealed that her business was failing.
“It’s lucky Pippa Middleton is marrying a millionaire as her business isn’t looking as healthy as she is,” reports Daily Mail. “Her company accounts reveal that she made a mere £50,000 last year, a fall of £65,000 after posting a profit of £115,000 the year before. Pippa is sole shareholder of PXM Enterprises, which manages her ‘publishing activities’ – which might include money from her party planning book Celebrate (the one she was reduced to flogging on her parents’ Party Pieces website at a knock-down price).”
Good thing that she will soon become financially reliant on her boyfriend to make sure that she does not get bankrupt from running her company to the ground. James Matthews is known for being a financier and also being a Scottish nobility. There’s nothing like a combination of old and new money.
But the fact that she is engaged and getting married next year does not mean that Pippa Middleton has been sitting on her hands. She has been promoting her upcoming cookbook, which includes some of her favorite recipes that she used while training for her many races, marathons, and hikes.
“All-action athlete Pippa Middleton has two great passions in life – delicious food and healthy living,” reports Hello! Magazine. “That’s why she leapt at the chance to create a recipe book full of heart-healthy recipes to help raise money for the British Heart Foundation, the charity of which she is an ambassador.”
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