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Asma and Bashar Assad’s amazing emails – The Guardian’s scoop puts Right Said Fred on the map

AS her husband Syrian president Bashar Assad bombed his countrymen in Homs, his wife Asma – that subject of  Vogue’s praise –  spent £10,000 shopping for stuff on the web. The Assad’s used secret email accounts.

According to 3,000 emails allegedly intercepted by rebels between June 2011 and February 6 2012 and now released for the world’s horror, Asma and Assad bought:

* Chandeliers, tables and silver candlesticks from Paris.

* Instructed an aide to order a fondue set from Amazon.

* He downloaded I’m Sexy and I Know It by LMFAO and Right Said Fred’s Don’t Talk Just Kiss on iTunes.

* He forwarded a link to a YouTube clip re-enacting the assault on Homs with the help of toy guns and biscuits.

* She asked a mate to send her a DVD of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.

* She ordered a £6,257 table.

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Posted: 15th, March 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment