October 30th, 2012

Emily Maitlis in “Doctor Who” Garb

Some other media commentators will say it is unfair to put Emily Maitlis on the frontpage of a newspaper over her dress, Guido is not one of them. After all a small forest was destroyed to put the resulting shock and outrage into print following Jeremy Paxman going tie-less. The Daily Mail has covered Maitlis flashing a bit of leg and covering her legs in tight leather trousers and stiletto boots. It does however seem a tad unfair to compare her to a Doctor Who baddie…

Fashion conscious readers will want to know that her outfit is a £1,175 bespoke Suzannah Crabb dress described as a “Future Retro Cocktail Dress … re-inspired with a lengthened skirt part, and 3/4 sleeves. This couture silk version is individually tailored in London from 100% Silk. A fun, flattering and versatile event dress with drama enough for a unique party to black tie affair. An ultimate special event dress with  presence. The playful silhouette is both unique and flattering.” Perfect for News at Ten, which has gone downhill since they stopped wearing black-tie…


  1. 1

    It’s a trvial comparison to make, but more substatively, don’t these kind of outfits distract from the news, for a variety of reasons?


    • 6
      the poor bloody tax-payer says:

      surely that’s the point – the aim is no substance –

      remember the edinburgh tv festival some years ago?

      the head of bbc ‘news’ announced that the public was going to get the ‘news’ it wanted to ‘see’

      and who pays for that tripe?


      • 15
        Big Beast Ken says:

        Bugger me! Guido’s obviously a bigger fag than a pillar of the British establishment.


        • 28
          Anonymous says:

          no one’s mate. ….dr? I need no doctor.

          who? the world of aliens.
          it all comes together…

          The world of the ultra rich is kinda alien.
          to tom n dick. harry ok. but is he. he and his mates are emily.no.mates. no wonder they want to be on benefits.


    • 11
      Gin dribbler says:

      One reason being that we fund these sartorial extravaganzas through her tax deductibles. Bah.


    • 48
      Rex the dog says:

      Why is she wearing my dinner?


    • 60
      Skelator says:

      Can someone not feed this woman, oh the humanity !


  2. 2
    savile j says:

    is she 16?


  3. 3
    Sweeney, The says:

    Procreate! Procreate!


  4. 4

    King of the castle… :-)))


  5. 5
    Kun Tea Bollox says:

    When did they stop wearing evening wear to read the news?


  6. 7
    Archer Karcher says:

    Looks like something that ghastly imbecile Theresa May might slouch around in.


  7. 8
    Steve Miliband says:

    When she interviews Ed Miliband she will have a helmet to complete the outfit


    • 64
      Lord MangledBum. says:

      I think Ed’s helmet is tasty. Nicely exposed to an exploring tongue, my life, already, Oy Veh!


  8. 9
    Adolfus says:

    How about Emily when you get bored with Lucretia, Chukky?


  9. 10
    Ex Ah! Monika says:

    I trust the Dead Tree Press are holing back lurid stories to publish the day after Leveson’s report is published.


  10. 12
    Selohesra says:

    Is the one on the right before make-up?


  11. 13
    Hugh Janus says:

    Just leave this kind of trivial crap on Media will you Guido, where we can all safely ignore it. There’s not a lot of politics in a newsreader’s frock, is there?


    • 20
      Anonymous says:

      Well, when there’s talk of Tory paedos, Neo Guido’s under strict instructions to distract the audience.

      Tory paedos? Ooh look, there’s Maitlis in a Dr Who dress!


      • 47
        Anonymous says:

        “Up to 5,000 mental health patients could have been sectioned in the last decade by doctors who had not been properly approved, Jeremy Hunt revealed today.”

        do doctor’s doctor….evidence.
        of their own inappropriateness.

        how come when appropriate is in, it becomes inappropriate. The world is mad.


      • 51
        Anonymous says:

        “Up to 5,000 mental health patients could have been sectioned in the last decade by doctors who had not been properly approved, Jeremy Hunt revealed today.”

        do doctor’s doctor….evidence.
        of their own inappropriateness.

        how come when appropriate is in, it becomes inappropriate. The world is mad. is it? really.


  12. 14
    Observer says:

    I thought Paxo had simply had a senior moment and forgotten to put on his tie.


    • 34
      Spode says:

      I wish Conrad Black had thumped him. I’ve seen studio guests come to blows in places like Russia, but we’re altogether too polite here :-)


      • 57
        Tom Catesby says:

        If the scruffy bastard had worn a tie, Black could have choked him with it!


        • 78
          unejekatid tit says:

          That’s exactly why traffic warden persons wear detachable ties.

          By the way, is she wearing her poppy upside down? Is that also a sign of distress? If she sits under an overhead fan or a/c unit, she will develop a nasty chesty cough wearing a neckline like that.


  13. 17
    genghiz the kahn says:

    I don’t suppose that this clever woman has some very clever income tax arrangements. PAYE is for the little people. Perhaps Andrew Marr could get to the bottom of this.

    Is she a freelancer, working for a company with dividend payments. Are the dresses, the leather trousers, the boots counted as necessary expenses for the normal line of work.


  14. 18
    Not surprised says:

    The News should be read, at all times, by Brian Perkins (Dinner Jacket, Bow tie etc) and should be purely informative.

    It should always end with – “…no British people were involved…”

    Alternatively Neil Nunes wearing a Rastafarian hat.


  15. 21
    The Golem says:

    She looks a lot better than the stuff she recites to assault our ears.


  16. 24
    yumyum says:

    If we are talking about female newsreaders, why not just concentrate on the babe of them all…instead of that old piece of mutton


  17. 26
    Connaisseur says:

    What else can you expect

    Her husband works for Merrill Lynch another failed bank ripping everyone off

    Have to splash the ill gotten gains somewhere


  18. 29
    8 Ace - £1.49 says:

    You know, I think I would. Yes. Yes, I definitely would. I think I’d like to go lie down now…


  19. 36
    john mackie says:

    I find Maitlis’s crude attempts to ‘make love to the camera’ particularly nauseating. She ain’t pretty, ain’t particularly clever and to call herself a journalist is an insult to real journalists.


  20. 37
    Moussa Koussa Mark 1 says:

    Must be a slow news day.

    Let me help you out Borisido Boriswkes

    * Andrew Mongchell seen brooding in the corridors of Westminster. Doing a lot of mumbling to himself.

    * Nuke plants to be built by Johnny foreigner.

    * Neo Nut Mitt on verge of Presidency….shhhhhh

    * Where’s the Minister ( still ) Warsi ???????

    * NHS Trust collapses accelerating.

    * You hate Richard Branson, but his NHS contracts are causing a stir, yet strangely Borisido Boriswkes doesn’t see this as thread material. HQ on to you again…LOL


  21. 43
    Dr Who? says:

    Emily can take a trip with me in my time machine whenever she likes! togehter we could destroy the evil power of the dark one Paxman.


  22. 44
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    Hello, Good Evening.


  23. 45

    Good article which mentions St Nicholas of Ridley, a man ahead of his time, in the DT.

    The European Monetary Union is a German racket designed to take over the whole of Europe.

    On becoming Secretary of State Trade and Industry: you might as well scrap the Department entirely and save the money.


  24. 46
    Dr Who? says:

    The criticism of my fellow time traveller, Emily, concerning the tiny flash of leg was well justified, surely she can show more than that?!


  25. 49
    Dr Who? says:

    I will speak to Emily,in the Tardis at the first opportunity. Criticism concerning the tiny flash of leg was well justified,she can show more than that?!


  26. 50
    junkkmale says:

    Golly, a grotesque plastic entity the BBC foists on us in a usually blatant, never-ending social engineering attempt to destroy British civilisation as we know it, and now Emily Maitless gets compared to this poor Sontaran?

    Sheesh, and next another compo claim for licence fee payers to uniquely fund in the offing once Shami gets her dander up decrying such mental abuse of poor out-of-planeters merely excercising their alien right to kill and maim around obscure parts of Cardiff.


  27. 54
    Col Nut says:

    She’s wearing a Crabb shell suit.


  28. 62
    Ed Wiggy Bollucks says:

    She’s the same one who, a couple of years ago, when interviewing an MP about wages and expenses, was asked by the MP what HER wages were. Without the blink of an eye she came out with she was on ‘ONLY £92,000 a year’!.
    £92,000 a year?. For sitting on your arse and reading an ‘auto-cue’?. If SHE’S on ‘only’ £92,000 a year, what the fuck are all those other wankers at the BBC on?.


    • 63
      Nonny Mouse says:

      No, that was Carrie Gracie. Unfortunately the thick Scottish Labour MP (ironically I think it may have actually been Jim Devine) ruined it by then asking her if she thought she deserved a salary double what an MP got. Except of course it isn’t, it’s only about half as much again! No wonder they got into trouble with expenses if they can’t even do primary school level maths. Oh that and the fact they are corrupt. Maitless is more high-profile than Gracie so it’s a safe bet she’ll have busted through into the 6 figures salary bracket. Nice work if you can get it.


      • 68
        Ed Wiggy Bollucks. says:

        Thanks for the correction.
        Anyway, everybody should do the same as I did and simply cancel your TV licence fee. Within 2 days of cancelling it, you will receive a ‘treatening’ letter. Simply write ‘Fuck Off’ across it and send it back.


      • 80
        unejekatid tit says:

        But was Gracie also the one who spoke fluent Chinese and was thus worth every penny?


        • 83
          I laugh in the face of 97% says:

          Maitlis is fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and more importantly BBC bullshit.

          Bullshit wins. Every time.

          But I still would.


  29. 69
    A fine pair of lungs says:



  30. 70
    The parasitical BBC can fuck off says:

    She is a crap journalist who looks likes a Tranny!


  31. 71
    Be a peedo enablist by Donating to Children in need says:

    Can’t disguise the adams apple and the hands like shovels.


  32. 74
    Fuck off BBC parasites says:

    It has gotten to my head.
    Permeates the path I tread.
    But I tread I’m moving on in a new
    and happy song.
    I can sing about the night how my
    tunnel without light
    Led me to the other side where the
    sky is blue.
    It’s all I can do to not let them
    ruin me.
    I will not let them ruin me.
    I will not let them ruin me again.
    There is fire inside the tree.
    Flames of knowing kissing me.
    I have waited long to see a sign
    from you.
    It’s all I can do to not let them
    ruin me.
    I will not let them ruin me.
    I will not let them ruin me again.


  33. 75
    Scabby old bag @bbc.co.uk says:

    Shite journalism at the BBC!


  34. 76
    MB. says:

    I presumed she had either been to an event or was going somewhere after work. Seems a lot off fuss about nothing but I don’t expect any more from the Mail.


  35. 77
    Pished as a fart says:

    That dodgy pic is from a decade ago Does not time fly at the BBC or are they stuck in time warp. So a parasite in a frock that we paid for? What’s New?


  36. 81
    Anonymous says:

    “Guido is not one of them”

    Sexist pig.


  37. 82
    Anonymous says:

    “Fashion conscious readers”

    Oh, so this one is just for Tory bum boys.


  38. 84
    Isaac Huntoo says:

    When you think about all these quite high ‘Profile’ BBC newsreaders who have ‘Come Out’ recently, what the fuck was going on during the ‘Jimmy Savile’ years?. – Nowt?.
    Would have thought you’d have needed to ‘Cover Your Arse’ when entering any BBC Building or Studio, now, and during the last 50 years.


  39. 85
    Anonymous says:

    Na she looks like servalin out of Blakes 7


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