Geoffrey Rush defamation suit: What the court documents reveal about the actor’s claims – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Geoffrey Rush with a costume.

The damages section also claimed that the newspaper’s labelling of Rush as “King Leer” and “Bard behaviour” ridiculed Rush and damaged his reputation.

Special damages alleged were that Rush would suffer “economic loss”, his reputation would be “irreparably harmed” so that he would be “shunned by employers in future” and he was asked to quit as AACTA president.

Geoffrey Rush defamation suit: What the court documents reveal about the actor’s claims – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)