Sienna Miller Resolves Phone Hacking Claims Against Tabloids


London — Thursday, actor Sienna Miller accepted “substantial” damages from the publisher of the British tabloid The Sun. She accuses her of hacking her phone and leaking pregnancy news.

Performer Miller, who is showing movies such as “Factory Girl,” “Black Mass,” and “Lost City Z, Lost City,” pays from newsgroup newspapers for illegal eavesdropping that took place over a decade ago. Joined the list of dozens of people who received it. ..

News Group Newspapers have paid millions of pounds to settle a lawsuit due to a victim’s hack. Most cases were closed by owner Rupert Murdoch in 2011 after it was revealed that employees had scrutinized voicemails of celebrities, politicians, and even victims of crime in search of scoops. It is related to the now obsolete News of the World.

News Group Newspapers allows hacking by News of the World, but not by The Sun, which continues to operate.

Nonetheless, Miller (39) felt she was “fully proven” after the publisher agreed to pay her private “substantial damages” without acknowledging liability. Said that.

Outside the courtroom, Miller said newspaper journalists and business owners “almost ruined my life.” We have certainly seen how they ruined the lives of others. “

“Their actions shattered me, damaged my reputation, and sometimes went beyond repairs, accusing my family and friends of selling information, putting me in a state of intense delusions and horror,” the 2000s. Her relationship with her early fellow actor Jude Law.

Miller’s lawyer, David Sherborne, said the payment was “equivalent to Sun’s approval of liability.”

“Since around 2003, Miller has been the subject of intense media scrutiny and serious intrusion into her private life,” the lawyer said.

“In particular, Sun has published many intrusive stories about her, including her relationships and emotions, as well as intimate personal details about her confidential medical information,” he said. rice field.

Miller said he accused Rebekah Brooks, the editor of The Sun at the time, for leaking pregnancy news.

Brooks was acquitted in 2014 for telephone hacking.

Others who have resolved their claims against the publisher this week include former soccer star Paul Gascoigne, actor Sean Bean, and band Texas lead singer Sharleen Spiteri.

Associated Press