Nicola Sturgeon has claimed Liz Truss quizzed her about how to land an interview in Vogue journal once they met briefly at Cop26 final yr.
Speaking at an Edinburgh fringe occasion on Wednesday, the Scottish first minister recalled assembly the Conservative management favorite on the world local weather convention in Glasgow shortly after the journal interview – her second with the style bible – had come out.
“I remember it quite well actually,” Sturgeon instructed the viewers. “I had simply completed, and that is going to sound actually up myself however I don’t imply to … I’d simply been interviewed by Vogue, as you do … that was the primary factor she wished to discuss to me about, she wished to know how she could get into Vogue.
“I mentioned to her, they got here and asked me.”
Sturgeon was responding to feedback made by Truss throughout a Conservative management hustings occasion in Exeter wherein Truss labelled Sturgeon an “attention seeker” and instructed the viewers that “the best thing to do with Nicola Sturgeon is to ignore her”.
Ruling out a second independence referendum, Truss had instructed the viewers: “She’s an attention seeker, that’s what she is. What we’d like to do is present the individuals of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales what we’re delivering for them and ensuring that each one of our authorities insurance policies apply proper throughout the United Kingdom.”
Speaking to political commentator Iain Dale on the Edinburgh fringe occasion, Sturgeon mentioned that when she instructed the overseas secretary that she had in truth appeared in Vogue twice (as soon as in 2015 and once more in 2021), Truss “looked a little bit as if she’d swallowed a wasp”.
“I remember it because there we were at the world’s biggest climate change conference in Glasgow, world leaders about to arrive. That was the main topic of conversation she was interested in pursuing. And once we’d exhausted that it kind of dried up.”
“I’m sure we’ll have many more conversations about many more substantive things,” she added. “I’m sure she’ll be in Vogue before too long.”
The Guardian has approached Vogue for touch upon whether or not Truss is to seem in a future subject.