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Australian Court Upholds Geoffrey Rush’s Defamation Payout

An Australian court on Thursday rejected a newspaper publisher's appeal against Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush's $2.9 billion Australian ($2 million USD) payout for defamation.

Australian Publisher Appeals Geoffrey Rush’s Defamation Payout

An Australian newspaper publisher appealing Geoffrey Rush's $2 million (AU$2.9 million) payout for defamation told an Australian court Monday there was no evidence the Oscar-winning actor was unable to work or had fewer job offers as a result of damage to his reputation.

Geoffrey Rush Awarded $2 Million in Defamation Case

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush was awarded an Australian record of 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) in damages by a Sydney judge Thursday in a defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist over reports the actor had been accused of inappropriate behavior toward an actress.

Geoffrey Rush Wins Sexual Harassment Defamation Suit Against News Corp. Newspaper

The Oscar winner has won an initial $610,000 in damages from the Daily Telegraph, which alleged he'd engaged in inappropriate behavior toward co-star Eryn Jean Norvill during a production of 'King Lear' in 2015 and 2016.

‘OITNB’ Star Yael Stone Accuses Geoffrey Rush of Sexual Harassment

'Orange Is the New Black' actress Yael Stone alleges that Geoffrey Rush sexually harassed her on multiple occasions while the two were working on a theater production in 2010. The allegations include Rush exposing himself to Stone, sending her sexually suggestive text messages and spying on her while she was showering.

Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush Drama ‘Storm Boy’ Nabbed by Good Deed Entertainment (Exclusive)

Good Deed Entertainment has acquired North American rights to 'Storm Boy,' which stars Jai Courtney ('Suicide Squad,' 'Divergent'), Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush and Finn Little, who makes his feature film debut.

The Cast of ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ Then and Now

Twenty years after 'Shakespeare in Love' first hit theaters, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes and more from the best picture Oscar winner have added several projects to their resumes. See what the cast is up to today.

Geoffrey Rush Says He Was “Distraught” Over Articles Claiming Inappropriate Behavior

Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was filled with lead on seeing a newspaper's publication of allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star.

Geoffrey Rush Accused of “Sexually Predatory Behavior” in Defamation Lawsuit Documents

News Corp. tabloid the Daily Telegraph has amended its defense in the case to include statements from the actress who has made allegations of inappropriate behavior against Rush.

Geoffrey Rush Pulls Out of Stage Production Due to Defamation Case

Geoffrey Rush pulls out of stage production due to an ongoing defamation case. The Australian actor is suing The Daily Telegraph newspaper over articles accusing him of inappropriate behavior toward actress Eryn Jean Norvill.

Geoffrey Rush Barely Eating Since Inappropriate Behavior Claim, Lawyer Says

In an affidavit submitted to the Australian Federal Court in Sydney on Monday, lawyer Nicholas Pullen said the 66-year-old Australian actor had suffered "tremendous emotional and social hardship" since 'The Daily Telegraph' accused him in December of inappropriate behavior toward actress Eryn Jean Norvill during the Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 production of 'King Lear.'

Details of Alleged Inappropriate Behavior Emerge in Geoffrey Rush Defamation Case

A gag order on details of the case was lifted by an Australian Federal Court judge on Tuesday.