publication The Mail on Sunday for publishing photographs from her 2000
wedding to Guy Ritchie. But the brouhaha surrounding the wedding photos
— which were stolen from her Beverly Hills home by an interior
decorator — might not be over.
source close to Madonna says that OK! magazine, the only American
magazine to publish the pictures, is also facing charges from the
Material Girl over the same photos. (A rep for OK! had “no comment” and
Madonna’s publicist Liz Rosenberg didn’t respond by press time.)
OK! did print
a retraction that reads, in part, “It has since come to our attention
that the individual who supplied the photographs to us had no right to
do so and the photographs were not authorized for publication.” But the
source says that the retraction won't be enough to satisfy Madonna.
Word in media circles is that OK! is trying to
cut a deal with Madonna where she will never appear in the magazine
again without approval.
A source close to Madonna says that won't satisfy her: "Madonna would rather have the money, nobody reads what OK! writes."
might be jeopardizing OK!'s relationship with shows such as
"Entertainment Tonight," which ran OK!'s Madonna wedding photos. The
"ET" source says that as a result of the lawsuit, "we won't be working
with OK! again for a very long time."
according to an e-mail from an editor-in-chief of a competing magazine,
who passed on the photos but has seen the legal letter from Madonna to
publications, "Madonna could take them for millions. In this economy,
millions could be the difference between staying in circulation or
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