News Corp. agrees to pay victims of phone hacking scandal. Jude Law’s camp among the top payouts.
- £130,000 pounds to Jude Law
- £50,000 pounds to Jude Law’s ex-wife
- £40,000 pounds to Jude Law’s assistant
- £35,000 pounds to Jude Law’s publicist
For anyone who has been following the News Corp. phone hacking scandal, Piers Morgan is testifying today and it’s getting quite interesting. Morgan ran the tabloid, News of the World, when he was 28 before moving over to the Daily Mirror. The Huffington Post is live blogging his testimony. A few highlights below:
Morgan On Celebrities and Privacy
Morgan wonders about the amount of privacy celebrities should be “entitled to,” since they “sell their privacy” for money and public gain.
Morgan said he would put the “genre of celebrity last” if he had to list those who were entitled to privacy.
Morgan As Editor
Morgan said the average editor is only aware of about five percent of what his journalists are up to.
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