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Jude Law Accepts £130,000 Settlement in Phone Hacking Case

Jude Law Accepts £130,000 Settlement in Phone Hacking Case

Jude Law flashes a smile while arriving back home on the Eurostar on Friday (January 20) in London, England.

The 39-year-old British actor had been in France to promote Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows with director Guy Ritchie in Paris.

The day before, Jude accepted a £130,000 settlement plus legal costs from News Group. He had been one of many victims in News of the World‘s phone hacking scandal.

“For several years leading up to 2006, I was suspicious about how information concerning my private life was coming out in the press. I changed my phones, I had my house swept for bugs but still the information kept being published. I started to become distrustful of people close to me,” Jude said in a statement that was read by his lawyer in court.

“I hope this means that they will never invade my privacy again. They have also finally given a proper apology,” he added.

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11 Comments

# 1

Way to go, Jude!

# 2

130 000 is not enough

# 3

I’m glad Rupert Murdoch is being brought to his knees and getting a taste of his own medicine, filthy scumbag.

# 4

right on !!!!! comment number #3

# 5
I Believe in Sherlock @ 01/20/2012 at 11:11 pm

He’s one hot MF. Good on him for sticking it to those evil ********.

# 6

He’s a sexy-azz mofo!! ;)

# 8

Dr. Hotson – yummy!

# 9

Jude is Dr. Hotson….the hottest Dr. Watson in history.

dolorescraegt @ 01/21/2012 at 6:52 pm

just look at that guy..so sexy and that smile. jude you stuck oit to rupert murdoch…good for you….

thanks Jared good to see his big grinn :)yummy man
i´m proud of him and succesof protecting his privacy :)
hugs Jude

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