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Hugh Grant Sues NOTW Phone Hackers, Forgets To Give Two Weeks Notice!

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He's mad as hell and he's not going to take this anymore!

Today, just hours before the high court's deadline, Hugh Grant filed claim against News Corp for allegedly hacking his phone.

The Rupert Murdoch owned media conglomerate already settled up with a slew of other celebrities, including Sienna Miller and Steve Coogan, who claimed News of the World investigators hacked their phones and stole sensitive and confidential information.

Hugh is already a very vocal privacy advocate and was recently named director of Hacked Off, a non-profit company campaigning for press reform.

And even if takes nine months to settle, the British acting legend VOWED

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Brad & Angelina Named Victims Of Phone-Hacking Scandal

Brad & Angelina Named Victims Of Phone-Hacking Scandal

Is there anyone Rupert Murdoch's tabloid didn't hack??

UK prosecutors have revealed Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were among those hacked by News of the World in the early 2000s.

Former chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck and former assistant editor James Weatherup were "charged on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept the voicemails" from Brangelina.

Other A-listers made victims by the technology savvy spies include

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Former Editor Of NOTW Andy Coulson Charged With Perjury!

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Tut tut, Mr. Coulson… better start burning all that insidious evidence before it’s…

OOPS TOO LATE!

Former editor of the now defunct News Of The World tabloid Andy Coulson was arrested in Scotland Wednesday for commiting perjury - essentially lying under oath - before the High Court of Glasgow.

Coulson, who

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UK Phone Hacking Scandal Is Coming To America!

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All the News Of The World phone hacking dramz that has been scandalizing the UK is coming to America!

British lawyer Mark Lewis is planning on taking legal action on behalf of three clients who suspect their phones were hacked while on U.S soil. He'll be "looking to pursue legal action on the basis of the Foreign Corrupt Practices," which makes it illegal for an American citizen or company to pay foreign officials to obtain or retain business.

He's been planning this for a while and told sources last year:

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Police Arrest Six In News Of The World Phone Hacking Scandal!

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And the plot thickens!

Former News International Chief, Rebekah Brooks, was arrested by Operation Weeting officers along with her hubby, Charlie Brooks, due to suspected involvement in the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Along with four others, the Brooks fam are being charged with

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Heather Mills Testifies: She Never Granted Piers Morgan Access To Paul McCartney Voicemail

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In part 73 of the News of the World phone hacking saga, Heather Mills has taken to the stand.

And she's bringing Piers Morgan with her!!

Heather recalls the time she left Paul McCartney after a fight. She remembered checking her phone to 25 saved messages, not 25 new messages.

Those messages were

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Alec Baldwin Pulls Out Of Emmys After Bit About Murdoch Phone-Hacking Scandal Gets Cut

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And Leonard Nimoy steps in!

Alec Baldwin pulled out of the Emmys after he found out a bit involving the Rupert Murdoch phone-hacking scandal was cut from a pre-taped opening for the Sunday night's awards show.

Alec apparently even

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