The paparazzi Gustavo Gonzlez Y Diego Arrabal have been sentenced to pay 340,000 euros to Maril Montero for the topless photos they took of her in 2015 when she was enjoying a vacation in Bora Bora with a friend. It is the highest sanction that the Spanish jurisdiction has imposed for a crime of illegitimate interference with the right to privacy and honor in its history.
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Until now, the record in Spain was held Elsa Pataky for the famous photos I posted Interviews in 2007. Chris Hemsworth’s wife was in the Riviera Maya doing a photo report for a fashion magazine and was surprised by prying eyes that sold the material without her consent. She sued and the courts agreed with her, condemning those responsible to compensate her with 310,000 euros.
Up to 100,000 euros had to pay the magazine What do you say to me a Inma Cuesta, who was photographed topless in 2010. The actress, who then starred in the hit series red eagleShe was spending the summer in Valencia with a friend and rested in a place that, according to the judgment of the First Chamber of the Supreme Court, was “private.”
Across the pond Jennifer Aniston She also struggled to protect her privacy when photographers scaled the wall of her mansion and photographed her sunbathing naked on the patio in 1999. The mythical protagonist of Friends sued two publishers, Man’s World Publications and Crescent Publishing Group. The agency responsible for the images reached an out-of-court settlement with the actress and paid her $ 500,000 to resolve the dispute.
In case of Cameron Diaz It was something different, because the actress starred in a high-voltage pose when she began her career, with just 19 years old. After achieving fame, the responsible photographer blackmails him into publishing such images if he does not receive 3.5 million euros. Finally, the United States court ordered the photographer to indemnify Cameron and also prohibited the sale or distribution of the photos. Rutter served a four-year prison sentence for falsification of documents, perjury and attempted robbery.
The ‘royals’ are not saved either
Kate Middleton She was enjoying a day aboard a boat with her husband and some friends when she was photographed topless. The images were published in September by the French magazine Closer, which the Duchess of Cambridge sued. The Nanterre Correctional Court ruled in favor of Prince William’s wife, who had requested compensation of 1.5 million euros for a crime against honor and privacy. The images, which were withdrawn by court order, were published in other European magazines, such as the Italian Spend, the Swedish See and Mr. or its Danish equivalent, See and listen.
Estefana from Mnaco She has starred in several topless covers throughout her 56 years of life. He demanded only one occasion, in which he appeared with the circus artist Franco Knie. Swiss magazine Facts He made a photomontage in which he appeared with his member as an elephant trunk with Rainier’s daughter. They requested compensation of 10,000 euros each for an attack on honor, although the court only granted them 6,000. Yes, he censored the images and ordered their removal.
His sister, the princess carolina, has also sued the media on several occasions for intrusion of honor, and not only for being topless (on the beach while trying to cover herself with a towel) but also for being photographed with her family during vacations or private getaways. Justice has not always agreed with him and Carlota de Mnaco’s mother has come to ask for protection in the Superior Court of Human Rights.
Penlope Cruz, a fight in vain
Other celebrities have also resorted to the courts to ask for justice after seeing themselves topless on different covers of magazines but, unlike the previous ones, they did not obtain the support of justice. It was the case of Penlope Cruz, whose images without the bikini top were published in the dans newspaper Extra Bladet. Javier Bardem’s wife sued and requested compensation of 23,500 euros, but the Danish court determined that the offense was not so great that Cruz was entitled to such an economic amount and concluded, in addition, that the actress had to bear the costs. of process.