July 22, 2010 at 03:58 PM EDT

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have collected an undisclosed sum from the U.K.’s News of the World as part of a settlement connected to a lawsuit filed in January, People reports. The suit arose from an article printed in the newspaper that claimed the couple had become legally separated and were in the midst of arranging custody agreements. The couple’s lawyer, Keith Schilling, stated that the report was false earlier in the year.

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