8 February 2013 6:07 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's justice actually for Hugh Grant and a bevy of other U.K. celebrities. The Love Actually star, the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson and singer James Blunt are among the latest phone-hacking victims to reach a settlement with Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers over unlawful surveillance conducted by its now-shuttered News of the World tabloid. Per The Guardian, Grant and company each will receive an undisclosed payout after being targeted unlawfully by the paper, whose employees hacked their phones' voice mail in a bid to listen to messages and gather up scoops. The 52-year-old actor and Ferguson are also among 17 people to receive a public apology as well. For Grant, the victory over »


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