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Joey Barton agrees to pay Jeremy Vine £75,000 over lying Twitter posts

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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Football bad boy Joey Barton has agreed to pay Jeremy Vine £75,000 over Twitter posts in which he lied that the BBC presenter had a 'sexual interest in children' and supported forced vaccination during the Covid-19 pandemic. Former Manchester City and England player Barton, 41, been forced to share an online apology to Vine - having previously used the platform to label him a 'nonce'. BBC Radio 2 host Vine, 59, launched legal action in response to the online taunt of 'bike nonce' made in January this year. Barton, sacked...

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