The actress Nicole Kidman is to receive "substantial" damages from the Daily Telegraph after the newspaper claimed that she preferred another perfume to Chanel No 5, the fragrance she is paid to promote.
The Daily Telegraph's Spy column alleged last month that while in London to promote her new film, The Golden Compass, Kidman had upset Chanel by attending press commitments with a bottle of Jo Malone perfume. The piece also suggested she had claimed Jo Malone's White Jasmine and Mint was her favourite perfume and falsely alleged that despite having signed a multimillion pound contract with Chanel, the actress was openly promoting a competitor's product.
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