DiCaprio wins Lawsuit for rumors of impregnating Rihanna (details)

Leonardo DiCaprio vs. a French tabloid (Photo: Getty Images)
Leonardo DiCaprio vs. a French tabloid (Photo: Getty Images)

Leonardo DiCaprio has won a lawsuit against a French magazine after editors printed a false love story about the actor and pop star RIHANNA in May (2015).

The actor filed the lawsuit against Oops! magazine back in June after the publication ran a scandalous cover story alleging the movie star had impregnated the R&B beauty and wanted nothing to do with her or the baby. The actor’s lawyer called the story “pure fantasy,” and sought damages of $28,800 (£18,000), which is the maximum allowed under French law.

Frederic Truskolaski, owner of Oops! and a defendant in the lawsuit, opened up about the case saying, “We were totally expecting this decision, since in France when any magazine speaks about a celebrity’s private life the magazine is automatically condemned.”

Currently, the publication’s owners must hand over $8,814 (£5,655) to DiCaprio in damages and legal fees and in addition, editors must acknowledge that Leonardo won the lawsuit in an upcoming issue.


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