(born 1961 as Kimberly Solomon
, also formerly known as Kimberly Fortier
) is an American journalist
and magazine publisher
. Latterly the publisher of British
conservative news magazine The Spectator'
A native of Los Angeles, California
, she is one of two daughters of businessman Marvin Solomon and actress Lugene Sanders. She majored in English and History at Vassar College
. She worked at Cosmopolitan and Woman's Day in NYC, and in public relations for the firm N.W. Ayer. She has written for several publications, including The Wall Street Journal
, and UK newspapers The Daily Telegraph
, The Times
, Evening Standard
, and The Independent
. Before taking her position at The Spectator
in 1996, she was the Communications and Marketing Director for Condé Nast Publications
in the UK.
In 1987 she married American investment banker
Michael Fortier; the couple divorced in 2000. The following year she married Stephen Quinn, the publisher of Vogue
magazines. During her marriage to Quinn, she was reported to have an affair with Blunkett.
Quinn's affair with Blunkett, ended acrimoniously in mid 2004. During that period Quinn gave birth to one son and became pregnant with a second child. The paternity of the two children became a matter of dispute. DNA tests have confirmed Blunkett's paternity of Quinn's elder child.
Quinn returned to The Spectator in 2005. She... Read More