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Actor Wins Defamation Suit Against Tabloid

Geoffrey Rush sued Australian newspaper over reports of sexual misconduct

(Newser) - Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush won his defamation case on Thursday against an Australian newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he'd been accused of inappropriate behavior toward an actress, per the AP . The 67-year-old Australian had sued the Daily Telegraph's publisher and journalist over two stories and a poster... More »

Geoffrey Rush Danced Naked in Front of Me: OITNB Actress

Yael Stone comes forward with new allegations of inappropriate behavior against Australian actor

(Newser) - A new allegation of inappropriate behavior against Geoffrey Rush comes from a fellow Australian, who also happens to be a well-recognized face from Orange Is the New Black, reports Deadline . Yael Stone, the 33-year-old actress who plays Lorna Morello on the Netflix series, "is scared" and not sleeping, she... More »

Geoffrey Rush 'Barely Eats' After Tabloid Stories: Lawyer

Actor also has become a recluse after false allegations of misbehavior, per lawsuit

(Newser) - Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has become virtually housebound, barely eats, and wakes each morning with a "terrible sense of dread" since a Sydney newspaper alleged inappropriate behavior toward an actress, his lawyer swore in an affidavit. Lawyer Nicholas Pullen's affidavit submitted to the Australian Federal Court in Sydney... More »

After Allegation, Geoffrey Rush Steps Down From Academy

Does so ahead of academy's annual televised awards in Sydney on Wednesday

(Newser) - Geoffrey Rush announced Saturday he's stepping down as president of Australia's screen industry academy, days after a theater company revealed it had received a complaint against the Oscar-winning actor of "inappropriate behavior." Rush has denied any such behavior at the Sydney Theatre Company. Media reports this... More »

Billy Elliot's 10 Wins Include Best Actor × 3

(Newser) - Billy Elliot, the British musical about a coal miner's son who burns to dance, won 10 Tony Awards tonight in New York, including best musical and a unique best actor prize for the three young performers who share the title role. David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish shyly thanked... More »

Aussie Stars Play New Venue: the Mailbox

Kidman, Crowe, Blanchett, Rush featured on 'legends' stamp collection

(Newser) - Australian movie stars Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, and Geoffrey Rush have been honored by their country with postage stamps in their likenesses, the Daily Telegraph reports. The actors have been named Australia Post’s 2009 Australian Legends, and each will have two stamps. “I’m going to... More »

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