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Geoffrey Rush Awarded $1.9 Million In Defamation Suit

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Published on May 23, 2019 - Duration: 00:52s

Geoffrey Rush Awarded $1.9 Million In Defamation Suit

(CNN)Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million Australian dollars (over $1.9 million USD) after winning his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist, CNN affiliate SBS News reported Thursday.

Rush successfully sued The Daily Telegraph for defamation after it published allegations of abuse towards a co-star during a production of King Lear in Sydney between 2015 and 2016.

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Geoffrey Rush Awarded $1.9 Million In Defamation Suit

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