Loose Women star Coleen Nolan has accepted “substantial” defamation damages over a newspaper story alleging her role on the popular ITV daytime show led to a bad work environment. toxic.
he, the former singer who rose to fame as a member of the Irish girl group The Nolans, threatened proceedings against the Associated Newspaper over an article published in The Mail on Sunday. titled: “Women who let loose in war as stars ‘refuse to work with Coleen Nolan’. “
A press release said the story, published in January of this year, “falsified reports that Coleen’s colleagues (Stacey Solomon, Nadia Sawalha and Carol McGiffin) had refused to work with her.” and accused her of being ‘tall and mighty behind the scenes'”.
The 57-year-old’s attorney, Jane Ashford-Thom of Taylor Hampton, said: “The story is false and should never have been published.
“Mrs. Nolan had a good and professional relationship with all panelists and members of the Loose Women production team.”
She added: “As a result, the Associated Newspaper has agreed to pay her substantial damages and legal costs.”
Nolan said in a statement: “I am pleased that an agreement has been reached and I consider the matter closed. I just want to draw a line underneath it and move on.”
The Independent UK has contacted a representative for The Mail on Sunday for comment.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/coleen-nolan-accepts-significant-damages-over-loose-women-toxic-workplace-story-42167588.html Coleen Nolan accepts ‘significant damage’ over Loose Women’s ‘toxic workplace’ story