Thursday, January 23, 2020

BIEBER’S GUESTS REQUIRED TO SIGN NONDISCLOSURE PACT

May 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Marking the latest effort by celebrities to erect a wall of privacy around their personal affairs, it was disclosed on Wednesday that teen singing star Justin Bieber is requiring guests at his home to sign a non-disclosure agreement barring them from discussing details about their visits via “any media whatsoever.” The NDA was revealed by […]

ANTI-NEWS CORP CRUSADER MAY ASK FBI TO STEP IN

April 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Mark Lewis, a British lawyer who is representing several of the celebrities who fell victim to reporters and private investigators who hacked into their voicemail on behalf of Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers in the U.K., has indicated that he may ask the FBI to step in to investigate possible criminal acts by those papers in the […]

U.K. MOBILE PHONE COMPANIES CONTRADICT POLICE ON CELEB VOICEMAILS

June 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The four largest mobile phone companies in Britain have all denied assertions by Scotland Yard’s Assistant Commissioner John Yates that he had “ensured” that the companies had contacted every celebrity and politician whose voicemails were hacked by a private detective working for the Rupert Murdoch tabloid News of the World. After searching their records, Vodafone, […]

STARS TURN OUT EN MASSE FOR OPRAH

May 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a gathering of celebrities unmatched by anything outside of the Oscars or the Emmys telecasts, Oprah Winfrey was feted Tuesday at a taping of “Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular,” taped at Chicago’s United Center with an estimated 15,000-20,000 fans in attendance. Aretha Franklin, who has spent most of the past year battling life-threatening illness, […]

COULD MURDOCH KEEP A LID ON GROWING HACKING SCANDAL?

April 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rupert Murdoch and his legal advisers may have hit upon a legal scheme that could contain the growing scandal over telephone hacking by his London newspapers — in particular, his Sunday tabloid News of the World. Writing in today’s (Wednesday) London Evening Standard, Roy Greenslade, a professor of journalism at City University London, notes that […]