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Friday 24 November 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio to sue after French magazine Oops! claims Rihanna was pregnant with his baby

Leonardo DiCaprio is suing French magazine Oops!
Leonardo DiCaprio is suing French magazine Oops!
Singer Rihanna
The cover of Oops! magazine
Patricia Murphy

Patricia Murphy

Leonardo DiCaprio has filed a lawsuit against a French publication that claimed Rihanna was pregnant with his child.

The Wolf of Wall Street star is suing Oops! magazine after they claimed the actor wasn’t taking responsibility for the child they reported Rihanna was carrying.

The story claimed Leo did not recognise the child as his own but the actor says the story was completely fabricated.

Leonardo’s legal team have filed the suit in French courts and have demanded the magazine retracts the story which he said is “pure fantasy”.

The actor plans to sue for €18,000 in damages and legal fees, which is the maximum amount allowed by French law.

Showbiz website Gossip Cop claims the actor was made aware of the story while in France for the Cannes International Film Festival.

The cover of Oops! magazine
The cover of Oops! magazine
Leonardo DiCaprio is suing French magazine Oops!
Singer Rihanna

The actor also claims that photographs published by the magazine are strictly against France’s privacy legislation.

The case is set to be heard in Paris on June 16.

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