Jermaine Defoe spokeswoman: 'This is a serious breach of privacy'

England's Jermain Defoe celebrates his goal during the 2010 World Cup Group C soccer match against Slovenia in Port Elizabeth June 23, 2010.
Jermaine Defoe is one of eight celebrities who detailed were allegedly passed to a paparazzi agency Credit: REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Reacting to the allegations that an employee at Virgin Atlantic passed the flight details of eight celebrities including the footballer Jermaine Defoe to a paparazzi agency, a spokeswoman for the footballer said:

"This is a serious breach of privacy. We'll be consulting with our lawyers and investigating the matter further."

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