Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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NAT045 - (ENT-People-Rebel-Wilson) (FOR PRODUCTION) UNDATED. x-26s. Rebel Wilson has applied to Australia's highest court to increase the comic actress's payout from a defamation case against a magazine publisher. The 38-year-old, best known for parts in the "Pitch Perfect" and "Bridesmaids" movies, was awarded in September an Australian record 3.5-million dollars in damages. A Victoria state Supreme Court jury found that German publisher Bauer Media defamed her in a series of articles in 2015 claiming she lied about her age, the origin of her first name and her upbringing in Sydney. But that payout was slashed last month by an appeal court. Wilson lodged an application to the High Court late Wednesday to restore the payout. Here's sound of Rebel Wilson performing in a clip from "Pitch Perfect. …

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