Mills Settles Claim With U.k. Newspapers
HEATHER MILLS has settled a long-running privacy claim against a British newspaper, after she launched action against the publication for leaking details of her divorce to SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.
The former model filed the claim against Britain's Daily Mail newspaper in 2006 after it published the private details.
Mills also filed claims of libel against two other British newspapers - London's Evening Standard and The Sun.
According to an agreed statement between Mills' legal team and three U.K. publications, the claims have now been settled "on terms satisfactory to the parties".
The statement adds, "The terms of the settlement remain confidential and the parties, along with Sir Paul MCCartney, will be making no further public statement."
MCCartney and Mills reached a divorce settlement in March (08) when a London court awarded Mills $48.6 million (GBP24.3 million).
The marriage was noted as officially over on Monday (12May08) when a judge at the High Court in London granted a decree nisi.
The pair began their divorce proceedings in 2006 after they split in May of the same year (06). They have joint-custody of their four-year-old daughter, Beatrice.