Australian Paper Removes Rebel Wilson Column, Writer Admits “Mistakes”

of australia Sydney Morning Herald The actress faced criticism for her reporting on the revelation over the weekend rebel wilsonnew romantic relationship. Although the newspaper’s editor initially defended the outlet’s actions, the offensive column has since been removed and its author has apologized.

Wilson posted a selfie with partner Ramona Aguma on Instagram on Friday. She wrote, “I thought I was looking for a Disney prince… but maybe all I really needed at this time was a Disney princess.”

The social media post was met with well wishes, but it was later revealed Sydney Morning Herald That the newspaper knew about the relationship before Wilson went public. In a “Private Sydney” column posted on Saturday (and since deleted), smhAndrew Hornery wrote, “It was with great care and respect that this media outlet emailed representatives of Rebel Wilson on Thursday morning, asking them to comment on their new relationship with L.A. holiday wear designer Ramona Aguma. Given the time of day, words before publishing a single.”

Hornery criticized Wilson, saying that he “opted to watch the story” instead, adding that “his choice to ignore his prudent, genuine and honest questions was, in our view, overwhelming”.

In response to a subsequent Twitter post by 10 news journalist Kate Dok, which stated that it was not Wilson’s choice to come out, the actress wrote that it was “a very difficult situation but to be handled with grace.” was trying.”

Sydney Morning Herald Editor Bevan Shields defended the newspaper’s actions, Writing On Sunday, “Like other Mastheads every day, we only asked questions and included a deadline for a response as standard practice. I hadn’t made any decisions about whether or not to publish, and To informThe decision about what to do will be informed by any feedback Wilson provides.

Hornery, in a piece Published Monday afternoon local time, and titled “I Made Mistakes Over Rebel Wilson, and Will Learn from Them,” read, “We misjudged the steps in our approach.”

He continued, “It’s not To informIt’s business to ‘out’ people and that’s not what we set out to do. But I understand why my email has been seen as a threat. It was a mistake to prepare it.”

Hornery said, “The tone of my column on Saturday was too off. I misunderstood it. I allowed my frustration to cast a shadow over the piece. It wasn’t fair and I apologise… To inform And I’ll look at things differently from now on to make sure we always keep that extra layer of complexity in mind when it comes to their sexuality. ,