The paper's response -- the Mail on Sunday said -- and I'll read it on out:
"The Mail on Sunday utterly refutes Hugh Grant's claim that they got any story as a result of phone hacking. In fact, in the case of the story Mr Grant refers to [I think have you it now] the information came from a freelance journalist who had been told by a source who was regularly speaking to Jemima Khan. Mr Grant's allegations are mendacious smears driven by his hatred of the media."
Now, that terminology, "mendacious smears driven by his hatred of the media", was that your form of words, Mr Dacre?