Rebel Wilson Thanks Fans After Winning Defamation Lawsuit Against Bauer Media

“Pitch Perfect” star alleged that she had lost roles after articles branding her as a liar were published

Rebel Wilson was in a thankful mood on Thursday, after prevailing in a defamation lawsuit she’d filed against Australian publisher Bauer Media.

“Pitch Perfect” star Wilson took to Twitter on Thursday morning to express her gratitude, writing, “Thank you again to everyone for your support.”

A jury of six women spent two days deliberating the case before ultimately finding in Wilson’s favor, USA Today reports.

The award in the case will be determined at a future point by Justice John Dixon.

Wilson filed suit against Bauer, publisher of Australian magazines such as Women’s Weekly, Woman’s Day and OK!, over a series of articles that she alleged portrayed her as a serial liar.

Sydney native Wilson said that her reputation had been damaged by articles printed in 2015, which accused the actress of using a fake name and lying about her age and upbringing in Australia.

Wilson’s attorney, Renee Enbom, told the Melbourne Supreme Court earlier this year that Wilson’s contracts were terminated and that she lost out on movie rules such as “Kung Fu Panda 3” after the articles were printed.

“Her contracts were terminated,” the attorney told the court. “She was told she was too divisive … it’s destroyed [her] reputation as a fair and honest person.”

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