Rebel Wilson has responded to almost being outed by an Australian newspaper. On 9 June, the Pitch Perfect star made headlines when she confirmed her romance with Lemon Ve Limon founder Ramona Agruma. “I thought I was searching for a Disney Prince… but maybe what I really needed all this time was a Disney Princess,” she wrote on Instagram.

But two days after her landmark post, it was revealed that the Bridesmaids actress was seemingly forced to come out by an Australian newspaper.

On 11 June, The Sydney Morning Herald published a now-deleted opinion piece from columnist Andrew Hornery. In the article, he revealed that the newspaper had planned to run a story on Wilson’s relationship with Agruma before she could address the relationship on her own terms.  “In a perfect world, ‘outing’ same-sex celebrity relationships should be a redundant concept in 2022.