Blake Shelton Settles Defamation Fight With In Touch Weekly
Country singer Blake Shelton and In Touch Weekly have reached a settlement in the defamation fight over a Sept. 28, 2015, cover story headlined “The Real Story: REHAB for Blake.”
Details of the settlement have not been released, but Shelton’s attorney Larry Stein confirmed Thursday that the singer and magazine have resolved the situation amicably.
Shelton cleared a tough legal hurdle last April, when the court found the magazine’s claims weren’t protected speech. Attorneys for In Touch had argued that Shelton’s suit was barred by California’s anti-SLAPP statute, which aims to bring an early end…