July 21, 2006 |
Kate Hudson has accepted libel damages from a supermarket tabloid that claimed she was dangerously thin. The British edition of the National Enquirer has agreed to pay undisclosed damages and print an apology for an October 2005 article that claimed Hudson was "way too thin" and looked "like skin and bones," Simon Smith, a lawyer for the 27-year-old actress, said Thursday. American Media Inc., the magazine's U.S.
July 19, 2006 |
The National Enquirer apologized to Britney Spears in its British edition Tuesday for reporting that she was ready to divorce Kevin Federline. The articles were published June 5 and June 12 under the headlines, "Britney Marriage Is Over!" and "Britney and Kevin: And Now Their Divorce!" Both stories were vaguely sourced to unidentified friends of the couple. The retraction and apology said National Enquirer officials "now accept that their marriage is not over and they are not getting divorced.
August 16, 2003 |
Rest easy, J.Lo. She says it never happened. Antonella Santini, the exotic dancer featured in salacious National Enquirer stories that purported to detail a sexual encounter she had with actress Jennifer Lopez's fiance, Ben Affleck, has sued the tabloid, saying she never had sex with the actor. The Enquirer, which published two articles about Affleck's visit to Brandi's all-nude club in Vancouver, British Columbia, and his alleged encounter with Santini, says it is standing by its story.
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June 21, 2003 |
Lawyers defending the National Enquirer against a $10-million libel lawsuit asked a federal judge Friday for phone records they say could bolster the tabloid's story that claimed that the wife of former Rep. Gary Condit had attacked intern Chandra Levy. Carolyn Condit sued after the newspaper published an August 2001 story with the headline "Cops: Condit's Wife Attacked Chandra." Condit has said she never met the slain intern, and Washington, D.C.
May 12, 2003 |
After Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her bedroom here last June, hordes of media -- as has become common in such incidents -- descended to pick over every detail of the Smarts' existence. Her family was distressed by some of the coverage, especially a July 2 article in a supermarket tabloid, the National Enquirer, with the headline: "Utah Cops: Secret Diary Exposes Family Sex Ring."
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May 23, 2001 |
The National Enquirer agreed Tuesday to give Los Angeles police tape recordings of what editors said was actor Robert Blake accusing his future wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, of tricking him by getting pregnant. Editor Steve Coz said the LAPD requested the tapes, which include about two hours of conversations between Blake and Bakley, who was shot to death May 4 in Studio City.