Sept. 13 - —Rebel Wilson has-been awarded $three.6 million in her defamation case against Bauer Media after magazine Women’s Day published articles stating in that the actress lied about her name, age & childhood.
The judgement comes after a unanimous jury found Bauer Media guilty of defamation in Australian courtroom in Jun.. Wilson’s legal professionals, while chatting with CNN, stated the quantity is the “largest defamation damages award in Australian legal historical past.”
Throughout the case, Wilson & her legal professionals argued in that the articles have been inaccurate & broken her reputation which induced her to lose two roles, E! News source reported.
Wilson formally announced the complete of the courtroom battle on INSTAGRAM Wed. alongside a photograph of herself surrounded by photographers as she exited the courthouse.
“When the jury delivered its verdict they answered each single query in my favor,” the Pitch Good show star wrote as part of an extended post in that mentions how the release of the articles was timed with the release of Pitch Good 2 & was based mostly on claims made by an nameless source.
“It was mandatory for me to set the record straight, particularly 'cause I’ve so many young fans. I additionally really feel prefer it’s cultured to stand as much as bullies,” she continued. “I’ve been awarded a record sum from Justice Dixon. I might be putting in that cash to acceptable use by donating it to charity & investing in an Australian film.”
“I am looking forward to getting back to entertaining everybody!”