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Rebel Wilson Awarded Millions in Defamation Case

Sep 13, 2017
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MELBOURNE, Australia — A judge awarded Rebel Wilson record damages of $3.66 million on Wednesday over magazine articles the actress said cost her roles in Hollywood films.

A Supreme Court jury in Australia’s Victoria state had decided in June the articles claiming she lied about her age, origins of her first name and her upbringing in Sydney were defamatory.

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Australian actress Rebel Wilson makes a fist as she leaves the Victorian Supreme Court after winning her case on June 15, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.