OK and Hello: Most content is pre-approved with celebs

Editors of weekly celebrity magazines appear in front of Leveson inquiry.

Editors of weekly celebrity magazines appear in front of Leveson inquiry.

The editors of magazines OK and Hello revealed today that most of their content is pre-approved by the celebrities that feature in their titles.

Celebrity weekly editors Lucie Cave of Heat (circulation 327,000), Lisa Byrne of OK (473,000) and Rosie Nixon (above) of Hello (circulation 413,00) gave evidence together to the Leveson inquiry into press standards this morning.

Nixon revealed that 70 per cent of the material in her magazine is pre-agreed and Byrne that 80 per cent of the content in her magazine is pre-agreed.

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