Oskar Prize winner Jeffrey Rush wins defamation case #MeToo
Justice Michael Vigney has decided in a federal court in Sydney on Thursday that the Daily Telegraph in Sydney was "extravagant and reckless" in a statement that Rush abused a star during King Lear's performance.
"It was a reckless irresponsible piece of sensational journalism of the worst kind," Vigini said on two articles published on Rush in 2017. denies allegations of inappropriate behavior with the former star "class =" media__image "src =" http://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181217145345-geoffrey-rush-yael-stone-large-169.jpg "/ >
Rush is renowned for his roles in film festivals, including "Pirates of the Caribbean" and in award-winning films such as "The Royal Language." He received the "Academy for Best Actor" award in 1
997 for David Hillfotte's " Blizka. "
The actor can be awarded a much higher sum at a hearing on May 10, after the judge ruled that the Daily Telegraph message caused f Rush's financial losses that will continue in the future.
Rush claimed that he could lose more than $ 3.5 million. Profits between the moment of publication and the beginning of a libel trial.
In the article 2017, it was reported that Rush wrongly touched the chest and the back of his star, followed her into the bath and sent her an inappropriate text message. Rash denies all allegations.