Celeb chef Nigella Lawson has a ten-year drug habit, involving class A and class
B drugs, according to her former husband Charles Saatchi, via evidence released in the fraud trial of two former assistants. Lawson’s lawyers say the claims are “totally untrue” and the case continues.
But these allegations have taught us two things: people like Nigella almost as much as newspaper editors editors like printing large pictures of her.
7. Lots of people made this gag.
I’m going l to see Nigella’s ‘Ham in Coke’ recipe in a whole different light now
(Nigella’s Ham in Coca-Cola is a real recipe and funnily enough it’s very nice.)
11. And how did the Domestic Goddess herself respond? With an indulgent recipe of course.
13. It’s pretty clear who people were supporting on Twitter.
The reason Saatchi’s evidence is so devastating for Nigella’s court case is that he’s an objective contributor with no axe to grind.
I just don’t think there’s anything funny about someone who seems very vulnerable taking drugs. #Nigella
It’s almost as if Charles is something of a PR expert #Higella #Saatchi
17. And you can expect this to run a for a bit longer as the press pack hangs around waiting for more to happen in the story.
Quite a day ahead on #Nigella story again. Join me and the press pack for more on @BBCNews.