Tabloid Trials

DON'T DIS THE DIVA Celine Dion sued the National Enquirer for $20 million last week after it falsely reported the singer was pregnant with twins. She's won before against French and Canadian papers, but taking on U.S. tabloids can be dicey:

WINNERS

1981 Carol Burnett awarded $1.6 million after Enquirer implies she was drunk in public

1995 Rodney Dangerfield awarded $45,000 in damages after Star depicts him as a woman-chasing drug user

1997 Clint Eastwood awarded $150,000 after Enquirer publishes a fictitious interview with him

LOSERS

1993 Liz Taylor ordered to pay Enquirer's $432,600 legal bill over a story about her...

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