Rebel Wilson ordered to repay millions in defamation case

Rebel Wilson ordered to repay millions in defamation case

Actress Rebel Wilson has recieved court order from an Australian court to refund the most part it get record defamation payout from a magazine publisher.

Wilson had received A$4.7m (£2.6m; $3.5m) in damages and interest from Bauer Media over articles that she said portrayed her as a serial liar.

The court ruling states that Wilson will have to cover up for 80% of what Bauer media spent on the appeal aside the fact that the damages cost was reduced drastically to A$600,000. The implication is that will has to return A$4.1m and an interest of A$60,000.

The actress wrote on Twitter at the time: “That’s now $4 million less going to less fortunate Australians and leaves a billionaire corporation, proven guilty of malicious defamation, being able to get away with their seriously harmful acts for a very low pay day.”

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