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Fragrant Abby

by | 3rd, July 2003

‘ABBY Titmuss is fast becoming John Leslie’s Mary Archer.

John and Abby go a-courting

At the TV presenter’s forthcoming trial for indecent assault, we will be expecting the judge to launch into a Mr Justice Caulfield-like paean to the star’s girlfriend.

‘Has she elegance? Has she fragrance? Would she have, without the strain of this trial, radiance? Has she been able to enjoy, rather than endure, her boyfriend John?’

That day may still be months ago, but yesterday Leslie made his first appearance in court to answer the charges and indicated that he would be pleading ‘not guilty’ to both.

And the Sun, for one, seems to have had eyes only for 28-year-old Abby as it talked about the ‘unstinting devotion’ of 38-year-old Leslie’s ‘one shining light’.

‘Immaculate in black cropped trousers, a dark, frilled shirt and black heels, her face a perfect mask of carefully-applied make-up, Abby had clearly made an effort to seem a tower of strength by her boyfriend’s side,’ the paper says.

‘Her teeth nibbled her bottom lip, chewing off a layer of lipstick, and her hands nervously fiddled again and again with the heavy necklace around her neck.’

And then as suddenly as she had appeared, she was gone, whisked away in a waft of fragrance, a flash of radiance and a silver Alfa Romeo…

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