This is a world-renowned movie star who likes to keep personal publicity entirely his way and his reluctance for anything outside the approved parameters extends to other grown-up members of his family.
Some newspapers are reluctant to tangle with him, thanks to previous litigation. So imagine how surprised they were when 'his people' suddenly gave the go-ahead for an item concerning a relative.
A change of heart? Or did our Mr Movie realise that if the truth got out in some other way, such as social media, people might spot that he is a great deal wealthier than his poor relation who actually needs to make some money?