Page 3 is a British cultural phenomenon that, when it comes down to it, consists of nothing more than a young, attractive woman posing in a provocative manner in a national newspaper - topless. Models that have starred as Page 3 Girls have often gone on to become household names and have spread their wings beyond the confines of appearing topless for publications. Some have had success in the music world, many have had television careers and one in particular seems to appear just about everywhere as a savvy businesswoman who'll do anything for ahem exposure. The Page 3 institution will be enjoying its 44th year of existence in November, The brainchild of an editor called Larry Lamb, Page 3 Girls have been gracing the printed pages and website of The Sun for over four decades. The tabloid newspaper is certainly not known for its high quality journalism and integrity but still, the owner of the publication, Rupert Murdoch , was apparently furious when he first saw what Lamb had done.
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FEMAIL investigates life after Page 3 for Britain's most famous topless models
By Bianca London for MailOnline. They have been featured on the newspaper's pages for 45 years but The Sun appears to have dropped its topless models - with no bare breasts on Page 3 since Friday's edition. The images of the scantily-clad models have long drawn protests from feminists and a petition calling for the abolition of the controversial feature has attracted more than , signatures. But for the likes of Nina Carter, Samantha Fox and Katie Price adorning the iconic newspaper page in the Seventies, Eighties and Nineties launched the careers that earned them millions of pounds. Scroll down for video.
THESE former Sun Page 3 girls posed in their glad rags with terminally ill modelling pal Belinda Gilfoyle last month to help fund her cancer treatment. Today, in another exclusive photoshoot, they strip to their undies to reprise their Nineties glory days. It affects her saliva glands, causing terrible mouth pain, and has spread to the lungs, spine and breast bone.