• Prince Charles’s letters to the government will remain private, England’s top legal officer ruled Tuesday. The outspoken next-in-line (don’t even get him started on modern architecture or organic food) apparently has a habit of giving officials a piece of his mind; journalists seeking a peek at the correspondence got an okay from the courts last month. But Attorney General Dominic Grieve overruled it, reports AP. Why? Because, he said, the prince was acting as a king-in-training, not a lobbyist — and his “particularly frank” letters might have “undermined his position of political neutrality.” Wait, now we actually want to read them!
• Hulk Hogan filed suit Monday in Florida against his former best friend and the man’s ex-wife over the release of a sex tape involving the ex-wrestler and the woman. Hogan says he didn’t know he was being taped that night at the home of his DJ pal, Bubba the Love Sponge Clem (real name!); he’s also suing the Web site Gawker for posting the tape. A lawyer for Clem denied that his client released the tape, telling AP “my hope is that these two can preserve their friendship.” Good luck with that: On Tuesday, Clem went on the air and called Hogan a “hypocritical fraud.”
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