Following the in the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper on June 10.
“It was 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 another woman, LA leisure wear designer Ramona Agruma, before publishing a single word. Big mistake. Wilson opted to gazump the story.”
The columnist, Andrew Hornery demanded that Rebel Wilson should coment about her relationship with girlfriend Ramona Agruma before she revealed their romance publicly.
The Pitch perfect actress then took to Twitter on June 12 to respond to one of her supporters.
She thanked the supporters and assure them that she will handle the situation.
“Thanks for your comments, it was a very hard situation but trying to handle it with grace.”
Wilson revealed same-sex relationship herself, in a June 9 Instagram post.
Hornery On Twitter further questioned the actress’ choice to ignore their discreet, genuine and honest queries.
Supporters on social media quickly responded in favour of Will slamming the columnist’s rude behavior.
The Sydney Morning Herald Editor Bevan Shields responded to the backlash in his own article.
“Our weekly Private Sydney celebrity column last week asked Wilson if she wished to comment about her new partner. We would have asked the same questions had Wilson’s new partner been a man. To say that the Herald ‘outed’ Wilson is wrong.”
Wilson made the decision to publicly disclose her new partner who had been a feature of her social media accounts for months. Private Sydney is a column in which the writer’s interaction with his subjects is often part of the story. Saturday’s piece followed that theme in giving readers insights into our interaction with Wilson and her PR team. This was not a standard news story.”