Geoffrey Rush wins largest-ever Australia defamation payout
Local media reported the Oscar-winning actor has been awarded almost US$2 million for lost earnings and compensation.
The appeal, lodged on 1 May, accused the judge of bias in the case, and said the damages awarded to Rush in his April ruling were 'excessive'.166 days ago
Geoffrey Rush has said the stories implied he was a major pervert, or guilty of major depravity, and his lawyer sought ‘very substantial’ damages.191 days ago
The actor is suing News Corp’s Australian arm over a series of articles saying he was the subject of a complaint to the Sydney Theatre Company regarding the 2015 Lear production.353 days ago