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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Kate Winslet Gets Apologies, Damages Over Daily Mail Story

The Daily Mail is apologizing and will pay actress Kate Winslet twenty-five thousand pounds in damages for printing a story that alleged that she lied about how much she exercises. Ms. Winslet's attorney told Mr. Justice Eady that the paper "caused her [client] a great deal of distress." Ms. Winslet pronounced herself pleased with the result. Read more here in a BBC story.

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