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Abbie Chatfield blasts Australian newspaper’s ‘outing’ of Rebel Wilson

Abbie Chatfield has joined the pile of celebrities attacking an Australian newspaper for allegedly trying to “out” Rebel Wilson.

The former Bachelor star spoke out against Sydney Morning Herald journalist Andrew Hornery’s column whining about Rebel’s decision to ‘gazum’ his scoop on her sexuality by debuting her new girlfriend on Instagram.

“Don’t lash out at people in their same-sex relationships,” the furious 26-year-old said of her Warm nights with Abbie Chatfield radio show on Monday.

Abbie Chatfield (pictured) has joined the pile of celebrities attacking an Australian newspaper for allegedly trying to 'out' Rebel Wilson

Abbie Chatfield (pictured) has joined the pile of celebrities attacking an Australian newspaper for allegedly trying to ‘out’ Rebel Wilson

The Masked Singer jury called Hornery’s column “really disappointing” and began by congratulating Rebel on her new relationship with friend Ramona Agruma.

“I don’t know if she’s pan, bi, lesbian or whatever, but Queer Queen. Awesome.’

She then targeted the columnist for giving Rebel two days to respond before revealing she was dating a woman.

“Rebel was basically forced to come out, so she said, ‘I’ll just post about it then, to be in control of my story and come out on my own terms,’ Abbie said.

The Masked Singer jury called Hornery's column

The Masked Singer jury called Hornery’s column “really disappointing” and began by congratulating Rebel on her new relationship with friend Ramona Agruma. (Rebel and Ramona are pictured in April)

She concluded: ‘If you just say it, you take those clicks away from [the newspaper]†

Abbie is the latest in a long line of celebrities to explode the Sydney Morning Herald for an attempt to ‘get out’ Rebel before going public on Thursday with her new girlfriend.

Magda Szubanski hit back at Hornery, tweeting, “Your newspaper has no god-given right to know about anyone’s private life.”

Abbie is the latest in a long line of celebrities to be criticized by the Sydney Morning Herald for trying to

Abbie is the latest in a long line of celebrities to be criticized by the Sydney Morning Herald for trying to “out” Rebel before going out with her new girlfriend on Thursday. (Pictured: Rebel and Ramona in March)

“I’m not claiming to speak for Rebel Wilson, but for LGBTQIA+ people the consequences of what is nothing more than a fizzle over who gets to print gossip can be devastating.”

Mechel Laurie also wrote on Instagram: ‘This goes without saying, but I think we all have to say it. We all need to make it very clear to @rebelwilson and @andrewhornery that we are absolutely shocked and appalled by his actions.”

“He even got a chance from Rebel Wilson to avoid the shame of exploiting a human in 2022, but he’s such a regressive person that he didn’t recognize it.”

Abbie then referred to the columnist who gave Rebel two days to respond before revealing she was dating a woman.

Abbie then referred to the columnist who gave Rebel two days to respond before revealing she was dating a woman. “Rebel was basically forced to come out, so she said, ‘I’ll just post about it then, to be in control of my story and come out on my own terms,'” she said.

The media personality continued: “He outdid himself. He turned out to be a crooks room reader, a souk and gossip columnist. So retro. And not in a good way dear.’

BBC reporter Megha Mohan wrote: ‘I just read this piece three times to make sure I wasn’t reading it wrong. The publication messaged Rebel Wilson that they would release her in 2 days – and is now complaining that she chose to announce her relationship with a woman herself. Very astonishing.’

It comes after Hornery apologized for the “tone” of his controversial article, saying he never intended to “inflict pain” when he contacted Rebel about her new relationship with Ramona Agruma.

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Magda Szubanski and Mechel Laurie hit back at Hornery on social media

Magda Szubanski and Mechel Laurie hit back at Hornery on social media

Hornery admitted that he learned some new and difficult lessons.

“I’m really sorry that Rebel has found this difficult. That was never my intention. But I see she handled it all with extraordinary grace,” he wrote in a column that replaced Sunday’s article online.

‘As a gay man, I am well aware of how deep discrimination hurts. The last thing I would ever want to do is hurt someone else.”

Hornery said he thought his article would be a “happy story” after seeing pictures of the couple together on her Instagram page for several months.

It comes after Hornery (pictured) apologized for the

It comes after Hornery (pictured) apologized for the “tone” of his controversial Rebel Wilson article, saying he never intended to “inflict pain” when he reached out to ask about her new relationship with Ramona Agrum

“I assumed there was a good chance she’d be happy to talk about it,” he explained.

“She had already revealed she was dating a month ago and was very happy.”

The gossip columnist added that he never intended his request comment as a threat, but rather “made it clear” that he had “sufficient confidence in his information and could start a conversation.”

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“I assumed there was a good chance she’d be happy to talk about it,” he explained. ‘She revealed she was dating a month ago and was very happy’

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