THE once-shy daughter of Paula Yates and Michael Hutchence has taken up nude modelling and is about to inherit millions when she turns 21 next week. In some of the shots she covers her modesty with pieces of wood and a couple of carefully placed black stars. But in others she can be seen fully naked — including two photos where she is kissing an unnamed girl underwater. The snaps will surprise music fans, who remember Tiger Lily as the adorable toddler being carried around London by devoted mum Paula and her rock star dad.
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Their fondness for living their lives in public, the quirkiness of the children's names, their rackety fashion sense, their cosily privileged lives — all of those are par for the course for celebrities now even the Geldof girls' names, once much mocked by the press and public, seem downright sensible next to those of some of today's celebrity children. The family occupied a unique place in Britain, amusing but loved, rock'n'roll but stable, public but familial. They anticipated trends that are commonplace today: Bob, still "Saint Bob" then, had kickstarted the fashion for celebrities getting involved in charities with Live Aid in the mids, Paula Yates wrote funny manuals on parenting , long before the idea of celebrities as lifestyle gurus was commonplace. By the mids, Geldof made his already famous family even more public, having hired Yates as the celebrity interviewer on The Big Breakfast, the hugely successful breakfast TV show made by his production company, Planet
She was the girlfriend of musician Bob Geldof from to and was married to him from to She was also in a relationship with musician Michael Hutchence from the mids until Hutchence's death in Yates died of a heroin overdose in Her mother was Elaine Smith, a former showgirl actress and writer of erotic novels from Blackpool ,  who used the stage name Heller Toren. Jess Yates and Elaine Smith were married from to Jess Yates was 19 years older than his wife, and their marriage was unconventional. Yates described her childhood as lonely and isolated; her mother, she claimed, was absent for much of her upbringing.
A former cop has told how Paula Yates stunned customers in a cafe by drunkenly revealing her kinky sex life with rocker Michael Hutchence. Older women and men were eating lunch. By Karen Rockett.