Elton John & David Furnish Win Libel Judgment Over Newspaper Report


Singer Sir Elton John and companion David Furnish have accepted an apology and undisclosed libel damages over a newspaper report that their canine severely injured a baby whereas on a play date.

The pair introduced the case towards News Group Newspapers, which owns The Sun and Sun on Sunday, over a narrative in February that claimed the canine inflicted “Freddy Krueger-like accidents” — a reference to the violent character within the Nightmare on Elm Street.

The couple weren’t at London’s High Court on Friday however their lawyer, Jenny Afia, says the allegation was false and that NGN agreed to apologize and to pay “important damages in addition to to reimburse their authorized prices.”

NGN’s solicitor, Jeffrey Smele, says, the corporate “is happy that the matter has been amicably resolved.”