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- Posted on Oct 18th 2011 2:00PM by Theo Spielberg
The lawsuit, which was filed in 2007, relates to a dispute from that year in which Moz was quoted as complaining about an "immigrant explosion" leading to a dilution of the British identity. The singer claims NME's then-editor Conor McNicholas had altered the piece to make the singer's comments seem more offensive and that "question marks over my being a racist have never since receded."
A High Court judge is expected to decide whether the libel suit will proceed to a full trial. The defense claims that Morrissey's personal reputation can't have been damaged too much as it has taken him several years to file a claim. Perhaps some people never forget.
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