In a very strange string of events, various news sources are confirming that Hollywood Actress and Comedian Rebel Wilson is standing by claims that she is the niece of Walt Disney.
Wilson is currently involved in a lawsuit with the publishers of Woman’s Day magazine where she is suing them for defamation of character regarding articles they wrote claiming that Wilson wasn’t being honest about about many aspects of her identify and her rise to fame including age, real name and stories from her childhood.
In court on Monday, Wilson maintained her belief that Walt Disney was her uncle by marriage with Wilson’s family being related to Lillian Bounds, Walt Disney’s wife. Wilson went on to argued the the connection was proven through a Family Tree drafted up by her grandmother and that she is proud to have the connection with Walt Disney and his family . To support her claim, Wilson highlighted that she is a member of the esteemed Club 33 and has been a regular visitor to the parks since her childhood.
However, the defense attorney argued that a genealogist was able to prove that there is no connection between Walt or Lillian Disney and Rebel’s family.
It will be interesting to see how this story pans out in the weeks ahead and whether Rebel Wilson will be able to provide proof of a connection with Walt and family. Watch the space for the latest news and updates regarding this story.
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