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Nigella Lawson Trial: How Courtroom Artists Show Her Inner And Outer Turmoil

by | 24th, December 2013



NIGELLA Lawson v her now former personal assistants Francesca and Elisabetta Grillo was pretty entertaining for anyone not directly involved in the matter. Nigella did enjoy being pulled apart in court with no right of reply; and the sisters look too stressed to morph their new-found fame into a stint in the celebrity jungle.

The upshot is that we now know that the Grillos did not defraud the couple of hundreds of thousands of pounds. We also know that a woman who appears on the telly who comes into your homes, where our kids live has taken an illegal drug or two. Clean-living journalists and, lest it go unsaid, the moralising  artists who seek patronage with Nigella’s ex-husband Charles Saatchi, were appalled and awe-struck.

We learnt  many more terrible things about Nigella .

As the tabloids raked muck and the knowing broadsheets hid their joy with the gory details buried in deep and worthy meaning, like the Guardian’s   “Drug use in the paradisical ponds of Chelsea? That is the cognitive dissonance that maims” and the Indy’s  “It would be desperately sad if the original Domestic Goddess wound up a major casualty of the Having It All generation, but it would make a certain

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