Kirkorov Settles Case

Television director Marina Yablokova, who was physically attacked by pop star Filipp Kirkorov on the set of a show on Dec. 4, has agreed to an out-of-court settlement, Interfax reported Sunday.

Kirkorov will pay the unspecified sum directly to charity, not to Yablokova, her lawyer Sergei Zhilin said.

Kirkorov, who publicly apologized to Yablokova on Channel One television on Friday, has blamed his outburst on a fit caused by an undiagnosed mental disorder. 


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