Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

On the Grid: AUTOBIOGRAPHERS

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

On the Grid: AUTOBIOGRAPHERS

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on the grid: AUTOBIOGRAPHERS

HEATHER MILLS-McCARTNEY, 35

Biography

Had turbulent upbringing in Tyne and Wear; ran away at 13, joined a travelling funfair and came to London. By 17 was working as a topless model.

Married computer company director Alfie Karmal in 1989; lost leg in road accident in 1993. Married Sir Paul McCartney last June. Her second autobiography, A Single Step, was published last October

Lives

With Sir Paul in a [pounds sterling]1m Art Deco home in Brighton and a farmhouse in East Sussex

Revelations

The book speaks of an abusive father (he denies this), kidnapping by a paedophile (she is currently being sued over this claim), and living rough under Waterloo Bridge

Likes/ Dislikes

Likes: Stella McCartney - she claims to get on 'hilariously well' with Paul's children, despite rumours to the contrary. Dislikes: the sometimes acerbic criticism she has received from the press

Says

'Every guy I've been out with has asked me to marry them within a week' HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON, 55

Biography

Met Bill Clinton at Yale Law School in 1970; stood by him amidst allegations of adultery with Gennifer Flowers, in 1992, while he was Governor of Arkansas, then with Monica Lewinsky, in 1998, while he was President; elected Senator for New York in 2000; her autobiography, Living History, is just out

Lives

With husband Bill in the New York suburb of Chappaqua (they also own a home in Washington)

Revelations

After confessing to the affair with Lewinsky, Clinton was banished from the marital bed to sleep downstairs with only his Labrador, Buddy, for company

Likes/ Dislikes

Likes: the idea of becoming the first female President. …

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