In 2017 Rebel Wilson Won $3.6M In Damages, But Now She’s Received Some Surprising News

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Image: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images
Image: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Hollywood funny girl Rebel Wilson put on a serious face when she took publishing giant Bauer Media to court for defamation in 2017. The actress later won her case, but that wasn’t the end of the matter. You see, less than a year later, something shocking happened in the course of her legal claim.

Image: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images
Image: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Born in Sydney, Australia, Rebel Wilson broke onto the Hollywood scene in 2011 when she nabbed a co-starring role in the comedy smash Bridesmaids. And not long afterward, she starred in Pitch Perfect, another box office hit.

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Image: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Image: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

In fact, Pitch Perfect’s success allowed Wilson to reprise her role as Fat Amy twice more, with the second and third movies in the series released in 2015 and 2017, respectively. It was at the moment of Pitch Perfect 2’s release, though, that Wilson’s legal woes would spark.

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