LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katie Holmes has sued publishers of Star Magazine for libel over a magazine cover that insinuated she was a drug addict.
Her attorney, Bert Fields, says in a statement that that the January cover that featured the headline “Katie DRUG SHOCKER!” was not supported by the actual story inside the magazine. He called the cover, which featured a disheveled photo of Holmes, “untrue, unethical and unlawful.”
Holmes says in a statement that Star, which is published by American Media Inc., knew the story was false and published it to sell magazines.
The magazine says in a statement it is standing by its story, which it says raises significant concerns about Scientology practices.
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