Actress accepts damages over story claiming she kissed colleague.ACTRESS Cameron Diaz yesterday accepted 'substantial' libel damages over a newspaper story alleging she was having a romantic relationship with a married man.
Diaz, 32, whose partner is singer Justin Timberlake, sued News Group Newspapers, publishers of The Sun, over an article published in May this year.
Her solicitor, Simon Smith, told Mr Justice Eady, sitting in the High Court in London, that the article reported that 'Justin Timberlake's bride-to-be Cameron Diaz has been caught snogging Noun 1. snogging - (British informal) cuddle and kiss
caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, petting, smooching, snuggling, necking - affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs) a married man'.
It was announced that the man was Shane Nickerson, a colleague of the star's on her MTV MTV
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Readers were informed, said Mr Smith, that 'they have enjoyed more than just a professional relationship'.
After undertaking an investigation into the underlying facts, the newspaper 'now accepts that the relevant incident involved no more than Ms Diaz giving a friend a goodbye hug and any suggestion of a romantic involvement is entirely untrue and without any substance whatsoever'.
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Cameron Diaz, who has accepted undisclosed damages from News Group Newspapers