Wilson awarded$4.5 m in defamation case


The Australian actress Rebel Wilson has won$4.5 m (£2.7 m; $3.6 m) – payout in a libel suit against a number of magazine articles.

The Supreme court of Victoria heard the pieces supposedly they had lied about their name, age, and education in Australia.

In June, a jury unanimously sided with Ms Wilson, claimed the article, suffocated her career in Hollywood.

Bauer Media denied was that the articles were defamatory. Ms Wilson said she will be the payout for charitable purposes.

“I had to stand up to a bully, a huge media organisation, Bauer Media, who took malicious to me in 2015 with a series of dirty, and entirely the wrong article,” Mrs Wilson announcement in June, said after the verdict.

Mrs Wilson sat in court for every day of the three-week trial and spent six days in the witness box.

She claims that eight articles published by Bauer magazines in the year of 2015 embodies you as a serial liar, and that this resulted in her being kicked out of two feature films.

Bauer Media had argued that the articles were substantially true, trivial, and not to Ms Wilson’s career.

After the six-woman jury ruled against the publisher, Ms Wilson said the case had exposed “disgusting and shameful” behaviour of some of the tabloid media, and she looked us in the reconstruction of their career.