[CORRECTION] John Key is Lovin’ it, proud of Stephanie’s photos

Stephanie Key poses nude

Dad is Lovin’ it

Good on John Key, he has come out proud as proud can be about his daughter Stephanie’s artistic achievements:

His daughter may be making headlines around the world with her raunchy self portraits, but it’s not bothering the Prime Minister.

Twenty-year-old Stephanie Key lives in Paris, studying at the Paris College of Art. 

Her latest work is a series of self-portraits showing her naked apart from strategically placed items, and topless biting on a cherry.

John Key says the photographs are part of her curriculum work and he, and his wife, are very proud her efforts.

“The school is using her work as one of six students to promote their entry in Paris design week. I’m immensely proud of her, I think she’s hugely talented.”

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  • Hate to say it (actually that’s an outright lie) lesleynz but….I tol……..meh you get the drift :)

    • LesleyNZ

      He wouldn’t say otherwise would he?

      • Nope, because he’s clearly a good dad.

        • LesleyNZ

          So is my daughter’s dad. Just different standards. I understand that.

          • Not sure why you’ve been downvoted so savagely for your comments, none of them mine. Guess some people find it easier to engage their fingers than their brains.

          • LesleyNZ

            That is OK – I expect it. Those who disagree seem to think that they are the only ones who have an opinion. I know I am conservative thinking and tend to not go with the flow – most these days dislike that. Seeing it more and more lately. What I believe to be good and wholesome is now thought of as bad and unwholesome. Would be interesting to see who does down votes though.

          • GregM

            Well I enjoy your opinion Lesley, helps keep me in line occasionally. :-)

          • LesleyNZ

            Well that is nice of you to say so Greg ………

  • GregM

    Yep, I liked his quote ” I told her to eat her food not play with it. But oh well she’s got sushi all over her ”
    Way to go JK.

  • Mother of ten

    I agree with JK, she’s very talented, go Steph

  • I don’t approve of everything that my children do. But that doesn’t make me any less proud of their achievements. Well done John Key.

  • richard.b

    He did look proud this morning on breakfast, not just a show.
    Well done.

  • johnbronkhorst

    Very Dita von Teese

    Don’t you think?

  • steve and monique

    Proud Dad. Good on you JK.

  • Sir Cullen’s Sidekick

    I am waiting for a moral word from Vomit McCarten in the Horrid next week….

    • Patrick

      McCarten, morals, same sentence? He will be scrambling for the Oxford Dictionary having until now been blissfully unaware of such a concept.

  • Col

    To all who dislike the photos, it is nice to see the Key family support Stephanie, that’s what a real family is, look and learn. JK way to go.

  • La la land

    Of course he’s proud – it’s a major achievement and I’m glad his daughter is brave enough to do her own thing despite the best efforts of the tall poppy syndrome in nz

  • Whafe

    Has anyone actually considered that Stefanie may have broached it with her parents, even though Stephanie is 20… Good on her, forging her own mark on the world…..
    Has if John Key wouldn’t be proud

    • Macca

      Yeah – unlike the aspirations of your average teenager from the left….leave school, go on benefit, join Labour or the Greens for a pay rise!

  • LesleyNZ

    These photos especially the cherry one are sexually provocative – guess that is what the message the PM’s daughter wants to give.

    • La la land

      I find it very interesting that that is all you can see in her art

      • LesleyNZ

        Pretty obvious really – especially going on some of the comments posted about these photos.

    • Rodger T

      Don`t look Ethel Lesley,

      • LesleyNZ


        • Rodger T

          For some reason your comments made this song pop into my head,LoL.
          On Steph, its art Lesley ,but not as we know it.
          It doesn`t spin my wheels ,I prefer a nice landscape, but its not porn either , Leonardo and Michelangelo painted plenty of bare breasts in their time and no doubt if the camera was available back then they would have photographed their fair share.

          • GregM

            That’s a blast from the past. Comedy gold Rodger. :-)

      • LesleyNZ

        The 70’s had the BEST music Roger T. Loved this song.

  • Marty

    Nothing wrong with a young girl making her own way in the world. Good on ya.

    Having said that, I think I’ll leave my Emerson’s Southern Clam Stout in the fridge for another day.

  • Dave

    In some ways I feel for John KEy, I haven’t agreed with all of the decisions my kids have made, but they make their own decisions despite parental advise, and you still love them, sometimes he stops being PM, and becomes a dad. Good on him

  • Observation

    Of course he is proud. After all John Key is a man as well as a father.