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Rebel Wilson 'Deeply Sorry' for Plus-Size Self-Promotion

Many irked that Aussie actress seemed to forget there'd been plus-size stars before her

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson is making the rounds to promote her upcoming rom-com Isn't It Romantic, but she had less than perfect pitch on Ellen DeGeneres' show last week. Per HuffPost , the Australian actress told DeGeneres she's glad Hollywood is starting to see less-stereotypical roles for plus-size actors, and that... More »

Rebel Wilson's Defamation Payout Reduced to a Fraction

Appeals court throws out damages from lost film roles

(Newser) - So much for the record $3.6 million libel payout in Rebel Wilson's successful defamation case against Bauer Media. The publisher of Australia's Woman's Day magazine successfully appealed Thursday to have the damages reduced to about $450,000, arguing Wilson failed to prove she'd lost out... More »

19 People Allege Sexual Misconduct Against CW Showrunner

And more on the latest accusations in Hollywood

(Newser) - Supergirl and Arrow showrunner Andrew Kreisberg has been suspended amid accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching from 19 former and current employees, the AP reports. Warner Bros. Television Group confirmed the suspension and investigation Saturday. The company says in a statement it "takes all allegations of misconduct... More »

Rebel Wilson Has 3.6M Reasons to Smile

She just won the biggest defamation payout ever in Australia

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson previously said she didn't care about the damages so much as the verdict in her successful defamation case against Bauer Media. She might care now. A Victorian Supreme Court justice has determined that Bauer, publisher of Australia's Woman's Day magazine, owes the actress $3.6... More »

Rebel Wilson Wins in Tabloid Defamation Suit

Publisher allowed 8 false articles to be printed

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson has emerged victorious in her fight against Bauer Media. After two days of deliberation, a six-person jury ruled the Australian actress the winner of her defamation suit against the Australian publisher, which printed eight articles in 2015 falsely claiming she had lied about much of her life story... More »

Rebel Wilson Breaks Down in Court in Defamation Suit

Actress sobs on stand, accuses magazine of printing lies about her

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson told a courtroom Wednesday that she's not a "glamorous actress" like other Australian exports such as Nicole Kidman or Cate Blanchett, and thus had to work harder to make her name in Hollywood. She's now alleging that all her hard work was nearly thrown away... More »

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