Rolling Stones settle suit after privacy breach

The AAP reports:

The Rolling Stones were so upset personal matters were being made public they settled out of court with insurers over claims for cancelled shows in Australia and New Zealand, a spokesman for lead singer Mick Jagger says.

The band scrapped the tour in March after Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott took her own life in her New York apartment.

They claimed on insurance against losses incurred by the cancellation of the tour. Insurers refused to pay and the case went to court.

“We are deeply upset that confidential medical and other private information about members of the band and their immediate family and loved ones has entered the public domain as a result of a US court filing initiated by insurers four weeks ago,” the spokesman from London public relations firm LD Communications said.

“This was done without the knowledge of the band or reference to their legal representatives,” he added.

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