Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

    Prince Harry Slams Piers Morgan After Settling Mirror Phone Hacking Suit

    Toby Melville/Reuters

    Prince Harry has settled the remaining elements of his phone hacking case against a British newspaper publisher found to have published stories on him gathered by unlawful means, firing a parting shot at Piers Morgan in the process.

    The Duke of Sussex’s lawyers on Friday announced that Harry had accepted “a substantial additional sum” from Mirror Group Newspapers to end his years-long legal battle against the company. After originally being awarded around $177,000 in compensation in December, the publisher has now also agreed to pay an initial $500,000 towards his legal fees.

    In a statement read by his lawyer David Sherborne outside the court after Friday’s hearing, Harry called for U.K. authorities to now “uphold the rule of law” and “prove no one is above it.”

    Read more at The Daily Beast.

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