Australia: Rebel Wilson’s $4.56m win amid Bauer bungle – Stuart Gibson

31 10 2017

Last month, the Victorian Supreme Court awarded $4.56 million to Australian actress Rebel Wilson, who had successfully sued Woman’s Day publisher Bauer Media over articles which branded Wilson as a serial liar.

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Case Law, Australia: Wilson v Bauer Media Pty Ltd, Rebel Wilson awarded defamation damages of $4.5 million

18 09 2017

On 13 September 2017, Dixon J handed down judgment in the case of Wilson v Bauer Media Pty Ltd [2017] VSC 521.  He awarded Rebel Wilson a total of Aus$4,567,472 in defamation damages against Bauer Media Pty Ltd and Bauer Media Australia Pty Ltd (“Bauer Media”). Read the rest of this entry »