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Alleged King pics to be released: ex-gangster

TT/The Local/dl · 1 Jun 2011, 07:28

Published: 01 Jun 2011 07:28 GMT+02:00

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Markovic said he has been in touch with people who helping write a book about his life and that he plans to publish pictures featuring the King online in connection with the book's publication.

"They are going to make sure my book is done in a few months and not wait until next year," he told the TT news agency.

According to Markovic, the pictures portray the King in compromising situations. He has previously shown the images to a reporter from Sweden's TV4 and claims that they are genuine.

He added, however, that he never planned to sell the pictures or use them to blackmail the King.

One of the writers working on the book about Markovic is Deanne Rauscher, a co-author of "Den motvillige monarken" ('The reluctant monarch'), a tell-all book published in November 2010 about the King's life which details his alleged affairs and porn club visits.

In an interview with the TT news agency on Monday night, the King denied that the compromising images of him referred to in previous media reports exist or that he ever visited any porn clubs.

Despite the King's denials, the Left Party has no plans to drop its demand that a truth commission be launched to get to the bottom of the book's claims.

"Now we're in a situation where word stands against word and it's clear that there are many who are lying while the King is telling the truth. I still think we should dig deeper and investigate the matter," Left Party MP Lena Olsson told TT.

Olsson, who sits on the Riksdag's justice committee, proposed forming a truth commission last week in a question posed to Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt in the Riksdag.

She pointed out that, if the reports are true, the King could have been the subject of blackmail which "could be a threat to national security".

"Against this background, it would be appropriate for the King to take a time out from the Foreign Affairs Council (Utrikesnämnden) and a truth commission set up to investigate the truth," she wrote.

Meanwhile, the Social Democrats continue to push their demand that changes be made that make it easier to investigate Sweden's head of state, regardless of the King's latest statements.

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"This interview doesn't change anything, the problem remains," Social Democrat constitution committee spokesperson Sven-Erik Österberg told TT.

The party now plans to discuss the matter internally with the goal of presenting a bill to the Riksdag.

"Now the King has been clear in denying a lot, so one has to accept that is the case until something else is proven. If something else should come out, then naturally that would be very bad. There is a lot at stake if it should come out that it isn't true," said Österberg.

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Your comments about this article

08:39 June 1, 2011 by Lina
I think that it is so boring to repeat same story about Swedish King!

He is a human being.. normal person,,,

There is other stories in the world, that deserve more attention !
08:55 June 1, 2011 by JulieLou40
@ Lina: He should be whiter than white if he expects to retain a respected position as king, which the Swedish tax payers pay for!!!
09:39 June 1, 2011 by stupr
@ Lina

That argument may be true for a premier league footballer - boys being boys and all - but this is the King of Sweden!
09:39 June 1, 2011 by byke
What is an ex porn club owner? Or should I say what is a porn club?
10:04 June 1, 2011 by occassional
What exactly is the point of all this charade?
10:31 June 1, 2011 by RationalG.
Comment removed by The Local for breach of our terms.
11:02 June 1, 2011 by Rishonim
Send in the racket squad.
12:00 June 1, 2011 by jackx123
the point of this charade is that some people has nothing to do in life but complain about others fun.

so if the king flicked on the wrong channel on TV and ended up watching a pair of tits for 3 seconds it would make him a pervert huh.

this sensational stuff is total bull from a deprived bunch of hypocrites.
12:02 June 1, 2011 by Tamm O'Shanter
Shame on Mille Markovic! Where is his loyalty to King and Country? Lol

A previous poster mentioned footballers - and I think this is part of the point: how the rich and famous seem to live by their own moral and lifestyle standards - while somehow being seen as 'exemplars' for the rest of us to revere and aspire to.
13:27 June 1, 2011 by luke123
In fact, I see this affair as a great argument in favour of the monarchy. It show that the king is in fact closer to the common folk, and better representative than power hungry elected officials.
13:38 June 1, 2011 by rami_20
Whats wrong with a grown man looking at some boobies?
14:35 June 1, 2011 by swedejane
"Now we're in a situation where word stands against word and it's clear that there are many who are lying while the King is telling the truth."

Oh yes, everyone else is lying, but not the piously perfect King of Sweden. Give me a break...this guy gets a hand out in the form of 50,000,000sek a year plus free housing and travel costs, all because he hit the genetic lottery. Which, by the way, does make it the taxpayers' business. I can't wait for these photos to be published...the fact that they're coming from some other scumbag makes it even better.
14:57 June 1, 2011 by Rishonim
Swedejane, haven't you heard the brainwashed telling you the monarchy is good for business? If you dissect this situation, one can actually argue that he is indeed good for business ;-)))
15:17 June 1, 2011 by Snoopy!
He´s obviously proof that its good to BE KING! ; ) bow down you plebs
15:24 June 1, 2011 by Greysuede
what blackmail what judas? get your filthy hands off the King, midget!

you shouldn't be here get your life in Yugoslavia, England, USA or Russia where you belong to.
15:30 June 1, 2011 by luke123

Hanging out with whores is not illegal. Are whores pariah's now all of a sudden ?

Hanging out with some does not equal paying for sex.

And if you want to make paying for sex illegal, you need to be consistent, and outlaw porn and marriage too.

Then the only acceptable sex will be free-for-all orgies.
15:39 June 1, 2011 by Syftfel
Ths "gangster", Markic, even looks like a "gangster". The face, the nose, the leather jacket, omg, he's a dictionary prototype for a "gangster" in my opinion. He probably has tattoos too. Talk about easy profiling! Also The Left Party, is pack of pathetic creeps, verminous cock roaches, with zero credibility, whose narrow and only interest is to abolish the Monarchy, and to introduce a socialistic dictatorship modeled on Willi Stoph's good old DDR. Every pathetic member of the Left Party has a picture of the murderer, Ché, hanging on their living room walls. Let's flush the Left Party down the sewer!
15:50 June 1, 2011 by swedejane

You're complaining about dictatorships but do you have any historical understanding of monarchs? I'm wondering because your comment is idiotic.
16:14 June 1, 2011 by Syftfel
@swedejane: You're right. The Swedish King is an absolute dictatiorial terror who rules with an iron fist. Heaven help those who don't obey his every whim. He kills and he exceutes people at the slightest infraction, religious edict, or insult. He is ruthless in his leadership. Oh. I guess I just described the King of Saudi Arabia.
07:27 June 2, 2011 by jomamas
More communist lies about 'taxpayers' paying for the King.

In practical legal terms, royals almost all receive their income as a benefit of a contract they made a long time ago.

If the taxpayers of the UK want to stop paying the Monarchy - then they can give the Royal landownings back - which actually generate more income than the Royal family receives.
12:26 June 2, 2011 by technoviking
Damn those eighties.

Cocaine is a helluva drug...
14:18 June 2, 2011 by conboy
I tyhink it's great that state sponsored spongers can afford profeessional women and porn clubs .... Sweden leading the way yet again!!!!
09:00 June 3, 2011 by luke123
The money-grubbing leftists with their faux outrage about about the king living of taxpayer money are just trying deflect attention from the fact that it ist the leftists who are fleecing the populace and instated the high taxes and are lining their own pockets.

They just want more of the money for themselves.
15:24 June 3, 2011 by T Murphy
You have a king, how quaint.

Now I see how your bratty young seem so fond of an "iron handed dictator" for your future.
19:48 June 3, 2011 by Infart
Sweden is facing much larger social problems than the King hanging out with some hookers back in the day. Can we get some actual news please?
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