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Sacha Baron Cohen breaks his silence on writing Rebel Wilson's UK memoir

Sacha Baron Cohen breaks his silence on writing Rebel Wilson's UK memoir

The update comes after the Hollywood stars have been at loggerheads since Wilson revealed his plan to write about his experience working with Cohen in a chapter titled “Sacha Baron Cohen and Other Assholes.”

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Sacha Baron Cohen denies Rebel Wilson's allegations.

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A new report claims that the British edition of Wilson's memoir Rebel Rising will contain edited passages about his time on set with Baron Cohen.

The two worked together in the 2016 'Grimsby' comedy film titled 'The Brothers Grimsby' for US release. In light of the news, Baron Cohen's representatives issued a statement announcing:

“HarperCollins has not verified this chapter of the book before Publishing and taking reasonable but awesome An overdue move to delete Rebel Wilson's defamatory claims once evidence was presented that they were false.

“It is against the law in the UK and Australia to print falsehoods; this is not a 'weirdness' as Ms Wilson said, but a legal principle that has been around for hundreds of years.

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The representatives also noted that the article was a “clear victory” for the English writer, confirming his previous claims about it being “patently false in a shameful and failed attempt to sell books.”

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Wilson's fans will receive an “explanatory note” in their diary

Rebel Wilson runs errands in West Hollywood
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In the aforementioned chapter, Wilson writes: “SBC called me in via a production assistant, saying I needed to shoot an additional scene.”

“What followed was the worst experience of my professional life. An incident that left me feeling frightened, humiliated and threatened. It cannot be printed here due to the peculiarities of the law in England and Wales.”

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according to WatchmanThe rest of the book page is erased. Several additional lines on later pages were also redacted. Commenting on the changes, a HarperCollins spokesperson told the media:

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“We publish each page, but for legal reasons in the UK edition, we redact the majority of the page with some other minor revisions and an explanatory note. These sections are Very small Part of a much bigger story.”