Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Diva Upstages Guys and Dolls; OH GRACE, IS THIS ANY WAY FOR A FUTURE VISCOUNTESS TO BEHAVE?

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Diva Upstages Guys and Dolls; OH GRACE, IS THIS ANY WAY FOR A FUTURE VISCOUNTESS TO BEHAVE?

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Byline: TOM TEODORCZUK;ROBERT MENDICK

WEARING a ski hat and a top made out of what appeared to be black clingfilm, Grace Jones overshadowed Patrick Swayze's opening night in the West End.

One witness at the Guys and Dolls Soho after-party described her look as that of a "Smurf gone wrong" while some suggested that next time the diva gets dressed she should take off the dark glasses first. She performed her trademark slap - the one that decked chat show host Russell Harty in the Eighties - not just once, but repeatedly.

This time, the target of her affectionate punching was a photographer. After hitting him, she gave him a kiss.

Then she pulled out a middle finger and waved it around - no doubt testing wind direction - before appearing to delve into her blouse and threatening to display her left breast.

Former Bond girl Jones - May Day in A View To A Kill - was accompanied by Viscount Wimborne, to whom she has been engaged for two years. …

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