Chi editor not sorry abt Madia ice-cream pic

Should assume responsibility says minister

(ANSA) - Rome, November 6 - Chi editor Alfonso Signorini said Thursday he was not sorry about running a suggestive picture of Civil Service Minister Marianna Madia eating an icecream earlier this week.
    "I'm not sorry, not at all...I'd it again, in a heartbeat.
    Chi will continue to do irreverent stories as part of its public-service mission," Signorini said on one of the TV channels of his owner, ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi.
    Madia responded by saying "everyone should assume their responsibility.
    She said the incriminated pic "speaks for itself", declining to comment on the image it projected.
    The gossip mag's photo showed the minister pushing a chocolate cone of gelato into her mouth and then licking her lips.
    The caption said: "She knows how to do it with an ice cream".


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