Thursday, March 25, 2010

Oprah Settles Defamation Lawsuit

Nomvuyo Mzamane (left)

Last week, the Judiciary Report laid out the possible outcomes that could occur, regarding the defamation case against talk show host, Oprah Winfrey, a Philadelphia judge allowed it to proceed to trial, issuing a 128 page ruling.

Oprah Winfrey

Nomvuyo Mzamane, the former headmistress of Winfrey's school in South Africa, alleged she was defamed, as having been complicit in a sex abuse scandal that transpired against minors, via launching a cover up.

Oprah Winfrey (center)

A week ago the Judiciary Report stated, if Winfrey can't prove her claims in court, she would face a six to seven figure legal judgment against her. Well, Winfrey settled the case yesterday and met with the headmistress face to face. In other words, the trial is off.


Oprah Winfrey To Face Civil Trial For Defamation

Oprah Settles Defamation Lawsuit

Posted Mar 23rd 2010 7:25PM - Oprah Winfrey has settled a defamation lawsuit with the former head mistress of her school for girls, according to Oprah's lawyers...

The trial was scheduled to begin Monday in Philadelphia, and Oprah was expected to take the stand. Lawyers for both sides say Winfrey and Mzamane met face to face before the settlement.