James Packer brawl pics snapped up by Newscorp: reports

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena (L) and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe gesture as Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake (unseen) presents a supplementary budget to parliament, marking the first economic policy statement of the new government which came to power earlier in the month in Colombo on January 29, 2015. Sri Lanka's new government announced hefty taxes on top companies in a bid to raise revenue, accusing the previous regime of fudging the figures and leaving the economy in a "sad state". AFP PHOTO / Ishara S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

May 06, 2014 (LBO) – Pictures of James Packer in a street fight with long time friend and media executive David Gyngell, has been bought by Rupert Murdoch’s Newscorp, media reports said. Newscorp has paid over 200,000 dollars for the pictures, reports said.

Packer and Gyngell reportedly fought over a mis-understanding and they later made a joint statement saying they were still friends. Australia’s Daily Telegraph promised to publish
the pictures with early snaps already released on a Newscorp twitter feed.