Martin Hannan reports:
Madonna has won a privacy case against the publishers of the Daily Mail after its website, MailOnline, published details of her two Malawian adopted daughters before the adoption process was complete.
The singer and actress accepted an undisclosed amount in damages from Associated Newspapers for a “serious invasion of privacy. The group also agreed to pay Madonna’s legal costs. The High Court in London was told that MailOnline had endangered the adoption process. It published the story in January, giving details of Madonna’s pending adoption of two four-year-old twins. The article revealed the girls’ names, race, age, the fact they lived in an orphanage in Malawi, and also that they were the subject of applications for adoption by Madonna.
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