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A Section in Rebel Wilson's Book Has Been Blacked Out

Sacha Baron Cohen's side calls the UK's redaction of allegations a victory

(Newser) - The UK edition of Rebel Wilson's autobiography released Thursday has the look of a redacted government document: A section apparently about Sacha Baron Cohen has been blacked out. An accompanying note says that content "can't be printed here due to the peculiarities of the law in England...

Co-Star Wants Rebel Wilson to Drop Claims in Memoir

Sacha Baron Cohen argues chapter about him is false

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson apparently devotes an accusatory chapter of her upcoming memoir to Sacha Baron Cohen, a plan the actress said has escalated into attempts to "silence" her. Wilson had said earlier this month she was going to write about somebody she had worked with who was, essentially, a jerk....

Rebel Wilson Welcomes a 'Beautiful Miracle'

First child Royce Lillian is born via surrogate

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson is a mom for the first time, the actress and comedian announced via Instagram Monday. "Beyond proud to announce the birth of my first child, Royce Lillian, born this past week via surrogate," the 42-year-old wrote. "I can’t even describe the love I have...

Columnist: Rebel Wilson Stopped Us From Outing Her

She announced her relationship after newspaper approached her about it

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson recently revealed she's found love with another woman , and if she hadn't revealed it on her own, an Australian newspaper was about to do it for her, E! reports. In a column for the Sydney Morning Herald , Andrew Hornery writes that the paper asked Wilson to...

Rebel Wilson Is Dating Her 'Disney Princess'

'I thought I was searching for a Disney Prince,' she says

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson says she's found happiness in a relationship with another woman. "I thought I was searching for a Disney Prince… but maybe what I really needed all this time was a Disney Princess," the Aussie star said in an Instagram post Thursday, adding a rainbow emoji....

4 Killer Slams of New Anne Hathaway Movie
4 Killer Slams of New
Anne Hathaway Movie

4 Killer Slams of New Anne Hathaway Movie

'It's hard not to wonder why they've made it at all'

(Newser) - Chris Addison impressed in directing numerous episodes of Veep. Not so in his feature film directorial debut, The Hustle , facing an abysmal 16% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as rival con artists in a gender-switch remake of 1988's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, itself...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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