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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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  • ericap

    Way to go, Jude!


    130 000 is not enough

  • Boston

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

  • ruth

    right on !!!!! comment number #3

  • I Believe in Sherlock

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

  • TwiHard

    He’s a sexy-azz mofo!! ;)

  • keeley

    nice tan.

  • Lori

    Dr. Hotson – yummy!

  • jlw

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

  • dolorescraegt

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

  • elle

    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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