Prince Harry and Sir Elton John are among celebrities suing the publisher of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and Mail Online.
The action claimed they had “highly distressing and compelling evidence” that they were “victims of heinous criminal activity” and a “serious breach of the privacy rights of affiliated newspapers”.
Also in the group were Baron Doreen Lawrence, David Furnish, Elizabeth Hurley and Sadie Frost, said a statement from law firm Hamlins.
The Associated Newspaper did not respond to Reuters’ request for comment.
Prince Harry has successfully sued Linked newspapers in the past. with a judge ruling in July that portions of an article in The Mail On Sunday were defamatory.
And in 2021 he accepted an apology and “substantial damages” over false claims, he snuck up on Royal Marines after resigning as a senior royal.
Meghan too win damage after a three-year legal battle against the publisher for printing portions of a letter to her father.