/ 14 June 2022

Rebel yell at ‘outing’

Image source: Getty
Image source: Getty

Last Friday morning, Aussie actress/comedian Rebel Wilson updated her Insta followers on her new relationship. If you’re saying “so what”, well, yep. But it got a lot of attention because she’s dating a woman – fashion designer Ramona Agruma. If you’re still saying “huh?” (and we’re still with you on that…), there’s a bit of a backstory… Sydney Morning Herald journo Andrew Hornery had asked questions and gave her a Friday arvo deadline to respond so he could write it up for Saturday’s paper. He ended up writing that he was unimpressed by Wilson’s move of going public to “gazump” him. Cue international headlines as supporters accused Hornery of trying to ‘out’ her. Editor Bevan Shields rejected that, saying Wilson had posted pictures of the pair on social media for weeks. But yesterday, Hornery’s column was pulled down, and he apologised, while Wilson said she was “trying to handle it with grace”. Just keeping you up with the zeitgeist…

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