LA Jury Awards $5M In Fees In Katy Perry Convent Trial

By Melissa Daniels (November 17, 2017, 10:11 PM EST) -- A Los Angeles jury on Friday awarded nearly $3.5 million in legal fees to the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles and about $1.57 million to pop star Katy Perry after a trial over whether a developer intentionally interfered with Perry's $14.5 million bid to buy a sprawling former convent by entering her own deal to buy the property from two nuns.

The jury found in favor of the archdiocese, an associated entity and Katy Perry on a slander of title claim, an intentional interference with contractual relations claim and a prospective interference with economic damages claim. Above, the gate to...

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