But now, The Daily Mirror is being sued in British court for hacking while Piers was the editor.
Multiple plaintiffs have come together with a single case this time. The alleged victims include the coach of England's soccer team, David Beckham's former nanny, and star footballer Garry Flitcroft.
"There might not be a documentary smoking gun, but we will show there is a smoking bullet, the consequence of the actions."
Piers has said he'd heard of peers accessing personal info illegally, but that Piers had never done it.
But now that there are legal claims against the CNN host for the first time, will we be hearing a different ringtone?
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