13 September 2017 8:33 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

A judge awarded Rebel Wilson $3.6 million ($4.5 million Australian) on Wednesday in a defamation case over articles the actress said cost her roles in movies. A Supreme Court jury in Australia’s Victoria state decided in June that articles published by Bauer Media, publisher of Australian magazines Women’s Day, Australian Women’s Weekly and Ok!, claiming she was a “serial liar” and had lied about her age, first name and upbringing in Sydney were defamatory. According to the judgment, Wilson was awarded $522,000 ($650,000 Australian) in general damages and $3.1 million ($3.9 million Australian) in special damages for Wilson’s “opportunity for new »


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