Swedish king pleads for peace after scandal book

King Carl XVI Gustaf holds a press conference Thursday Nov. 4, 2010 at the conclusion of his annual elk hunt in the woods of Hunneberg, south west Sweden. The King made a short comment about a book, entitled "'Carl XVI Gustaf - The reluctant monarch", reportedly providing a rare and detailed look into the King's private life, including details of love affairs, wild parties with Swedish models, and connections to the underworld. (AP Photo/Erik Abel) ** SWEDEN OUT ** (AP)

November 4, 2010 1:24:40 PM PDT
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has appealed for peace and quiet after a new book shattered a long-held tradition among Swedish media not to print intimate details about his private life.