PITT, JOLIE SET­TLE CLAIM

Austin American-Statesman - - FRIDAY BRIEFING -

Ac­tors Brad Pitt and An­gelina Jolie have ac­cepted undis­closed dam­ages in London’s High Court to set­tle a pri­vacy claim against a Bri­tish tabloid that had re­ported they were plan­ning to split.

The celebrity cou­ple be­gan le­gal ac­tion against the News of the World af­ter it re­ported in Jan­uary that they had agreed to sep­a­rate. The pair ar­gued the news­pa­per had made false and in­tru­sive al­le­ga­tions.

The news­pa­per con­firmed Thurs­day that a set­tle­ment had been reached but de­clined to com­ment fur­ther.

The cou­ple did not at­tend the hear­ing.

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