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Australia Rebel Wilson to take her defamation case against magazine group all the way to the High Court after previous judgement ordered her to give back most of initial damages payment

17:07  11 july  2018
17:07  11 july  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Australian actress Rebel Wilson (pictured) is taking her defamation case against a magazine all the way to the High Court despite previous orders . Wilson claimed she wouldn't make a cent from the case after the Victorian Court of Appeal ordered her to repay most of the money to the magazine

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Rebel Wilson et al. posing for the camera: Australian actress Rebel Wilson (pictured) is taking her defamation case against a magazine all the way to the High Court despite previous orders© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Australian actress Rebel Wilson (pictured) is taking her defamation case against a magazine all the way to the High Court despite previous orders Australian actress Rebel Wilson is taking her defamation case against a magazine publisher all the way to the High Court after having lost the previous case.

The Hollywood superstar initially was awarded an Australian record $4.5 million in her case against Bauer Media - publisher of Woman's Day, NW and Women's Weekly.

However Bauer appealed the damages amount, and it was reduced to $600,000.

Rebel Wilson et al. standing next to a person: The Hollywood superstar (pictured) was previously ordered to repay the $4.5 million she received from Bauer Media in the payout - however the figure was drastically reduced© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Hollywood superstar (pictured) was previously ordered to repay the $4.5 million she received from Bauer Media in the payout - however the figure was drastically reduced

In a new twist, the comedy actress lodged an application on Wednesday for special leave to appeal to the High Court, the Herald Sun reported.

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Hollywood star Rebel Wilson is taking defamation case to the high court . The Australian actress has lodged application to appeal the previous Wilson was last month ordered to repay most of her record .7 million payout after magazine giant Bauer successfully appealed the decision in the

The application will be considered by two judges of the High Court in Melbourne  and if the court refuses to hear the appeal, the matter will end.

'We are considering the issues raised by Ms Wilson and our position in relation to them,' Bauer Media general Counsel Adrian Goss said.

The Australian company has 21 days to respond to the appeal, explaining why it believes the court should reject the application.

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Rebel Wilson is taking her defamation case against magazine publisher Bauer to Australia's highest court in a bid to win back the millions in lost Wilson 's law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth confirmed to BuzzFeed News it filed an application for special leave to appeal to the High Court on

If the High Court does grant the right to appeal, the hearing will be held in Canberra.

A result is expected to take up to three months.

Wilson claimed she wouldn't make a cent from the case after the Victorian Court of Appeal ordered her to repay most of the money to the magazine publisher.

Bauer Media had been found liable for a series of articles which portrayed her as a 'serial liar' and the actress claimed those reports had cost her film roles and earnings.

Victoria's Court of Appeal in late June ordered Wilson to pay back to the magazine group $4,183,071.45 - including $60,316.45 in interest.

The appeal found Wilson was not entitled to $3.9 million in economic damages relating to a loss of income.


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