SYDNEY, April 11 (Reuters) – The winner of the Oscars Jeffrey Rush on Thursday has suffered an initial loss of $ 850,000 ($ 609,000) after the court ruled that the Australian News Corp division had defamed him, saying that he behaved inappropriately in cooperation in the production of King Lear.
Federal Court Finding Nationwide Articles in the News Corp. and reporter Jonathan Moran at Daily Telegraph, failed to prove that their claims are true, and later determine future losses.
in all circumstances a reckless irresponsible piece of sensational journalism of the worst kind, the worst kind, "said Judge Michael Wigne in a judgment read at the courtroom in Sydney
. The court ruled that News Corp had defamed Jeffrey Rush, stating that he had behaved improperly in cooperation with the manufacturer "/>
67-year-old Rashe and star of the Australian theater sued News Corp. in Sydney over a series of articles stating that he was the subject of a complaint to the theater in Sydney regarding the production of King Lear in 201
The title "CIR LER", and in subsequent articles, the newspaper stated that the actor, starring, was accused in co-author of uncertain inappropriate behavior.
Rush, who won Oscar for Best Actor in 1997, Shine »and has since appeared in the Pirates of the Caribbean, said that stories meant that he was the main perverted or guilty of a great divorced case, and his lawyer sought to obtain "very significant" losses.
in this case, "Rush told journalists outside the court. "It was extremely worrying for all the participants."
He thanked his wife and children for their support "during this painful time" ($ 1 = 1.3965 Australian dollars)