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Magazine Publisher Ordered To Pay Rebel Wilson $4.5 Million In Damages After Defamation Loss

Magazine Publisher Ordered To Pay Rebel Wilson $4.5 Million In Damages After Defamation Loss

In the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning justice John Dixon ordered Bauer Media to pay Wilson $4.5 million.Wilson, who wasn't in court, has vowed to donate the damages to charity. She could have had "lead roles" in multiple films if Bauer had "properly investigated" the allegations made against Wilson instead of pursuing its "own corporate objectives", he said."Substantial vindication can only be achieved by an award of damages that underscores that Ms Wilson's reputation as an actress of integrity was wrongly damaged in a manner that affected her marketability in a huge worldwide marketplace," he said. Wilson maintained throughout the trial she had never lied about her real name, age or childhood, and the jury returned unanimous verdicts in the acto...