Gordon Ramsay sues over hacked emails that revealed hair transplant

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is reported to be suing a former editor of the disgraced News of the World in a case involving hacked emails.

Ramsay is seeking damages for breach of privacy from publicist Phil Hall, who was the News of the World’s editor in the late 1990s.

Ramsay claims that his former business partner and father-in-law, Christopher Hutcheson, passed on private information gleaned from hacked emails to Hall, who then sold it to the Daily Mail newspaper.

According to reports, information contained in confidential emails was passed to The Daily Mail who reported about the celebrity chef’s £30,000 hair transplant and accused him…

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