Hacked Off Donors: #5 Millionaire Ex-Journalist Alain de Botton

Next on the list of super rich celebs who have bunged cash to Hacked Off is philosopher of love Alain de Botton. He is another ex-journalist donor, having penned a column for the Sindy in the late nineties. The son of Swiss financier Gilbert de Botton, estimated fortune £234 million, De Botton inherited millions in a trust fund left for him by his father.

A few quid to regulate the press would be a drop in the ocean…


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