Dam­ages award to Wilson slashed

The Press and Journal (Moray) - - WORLD NEWS -

An ap­peals court slashed Rebel Wilson’s record A$4.6 mil­lion (£2.5m) dam­age award to A$600,000 (£338,000) af­ter a magazine pub­lisher ap­pealed the amount of its pay­out in a defama­tion case.

The Aus­tralian ac­tress had won a Vic­to­ria state Supreme Court jury trial rul­ing that Ger­man pub­lisher Bauer Me­dia de­famed her in 2015.

Bauer suc­cess­fully chal­lenged the find­ing that Wilson be com­pen­sated for lost film roles.

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