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American Apparel settles Woody Allen suit: laywers

 Mia Farrow poses to the media as she arrives at Hong Kong International Airport May 1, 2008. REUTERS/Victor Fraile - Reuters
Mia Farrow poses to the media as she arrives at Hong Kong International Airport May 1, 2008. REUTERS/Victor Fraile
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Apparel Inc settled film director Woody Allen's lawsuit over the company's use of his image in advertising for $5 million, lawyers said on Monday as the case was about to come to trial.

"I am told the settlement of five million dollars I am being paid is the largest reported amount ever paid under the New York right to privacy law," Allen, standing with the lawyers, told reporters outside Manhattan federal court.

(Reporting by Christine Kearney, editing by Gerald E. McCormick)

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