Carina Loefkvist, editor-in-chief of Se og Hør (See and Hear), said her magazine, which has a weekly circulation of more than 100,000, bought the pictures last Friday 'from photographers and photo agencies'.
Ms Loefkvist, said: ‘It is nothing new to us to publish nude photos of celebrities on holiday.
She said actresses Demi Moore and Sharon Stone as well as model Kate Moss have previously appeared half-naked in the magazine.
'No one complains when they do and we print the photos,' Lofkvist added.
Police today raided the Paris headquarters of Closer magazine in the hunt for the photographer who captured Kate Middleton sunbathing topless while on holiday in the south of France.
Detectives arrived at the offices of Closer and confirmed they were looking for information ‘which might lead to the identity’ of the paparazzi photographer.
Kim Henningsen, editor in chief of Se og Hor ( See and Hear) in Copenhagen said he planned to planned to reproduce over 60 photos spread across a 16-page supplement which will be published on Thursday.