Contempt, or curiosity from John Key?

John Key wanted to know which "prominent entertainer" got convicted on an indecency charge. So he asked someone

A very quick post today, as I'm about to take off for a week long holiday in Northland. In fact, it's a question for you to answer.

To what extent is it proper for the Prime Minister to encourage persons unknown to commit a contempt of court simply to satisfy his curiosity about a court case? Alternatively, does this just show John Key is just like the rest of us, and that the idea of suppressing information in this small nation is basically pointless?

Discuss below - but please don't get Pundit in trouble!