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Rebel Wilson: Newspaper denies trying to out actress

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Related: Rebel Wilson says she’s finally found her “Disney princess” just in time for PrideHowever, on Saturday, the Sydney Morning Herald revealed it had approached Wilson before her Instagram posting.

It said it had asked her to comment on her new relationship and gave her two days to respond before running a story.Most onlookers took this as the media outlet pressuring her to give them an exclusive scoop, thus denying Wilson the opportunity to come out in her own time.The newspaper’s gossip columnist, Andrew Hornery, who is gay, appeared to confirm this by throwing something of a hissy fit in his Saturday column.“In a perfect world, ‘outing’ same-sex celebrity relationships should be a redundant concept in 2022.

Love is love, right?”, he said.“As Rebel Wilson knows, we do not live in a perfect world.“So, it was with an abundance of caution and respect that this media outlet emailed Rebel Wilson’s representatives on Thursday morning, giving her two days to comment on her new relationship with LA leisure wear designer Ramona Agruma, before publishing a single word.”Hornery went on to blast Wilson, claiming she instead “opted to gazump the story”.He added the 42-year-old Australian actress’s “choice to ignore our discreet, genuine and honest queries was, in our view, underwhelming.”This prompted a fierce backlash online, with many friends and supporters of Wilson saying that pressuring people to come out is not acceptable.Coming out is often a long, scary process, with many beats.

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