Before Rebel Wilson, the Australian actress and comedian, publicly revealed her new relationship, an Australian columnist who covers celebrities had given her representatives less than two days to comment before he published a column about the new couple.

In a since-deleted column published in The Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday, the columnist, Andrew Hornery, said that instead of “outing” Ms.

Wilson, 42, he “erred on the side of caution” and gave her representatives two days to comment about her relationship with Ramona Agruma, a designer, “before publishing a single word.” “In a perfect world, ‘outing’ same-sex celebrity relationships should be a redundant concept in 2022,” Mr.