Rebel Wilson Weight loss and Media Controversy (16 Beautiful Photos)

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Hollywood Actress Rebel Wilson

Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress in Hollywood, a writer and a Film producer.

Wilson is also known as Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson and was born on 2nd March 1980 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

She is Plus Size model and actress from Australia.

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Rebel Wilson lived in the suburbs of Kenthurst, Parramatta and Castle Hill, when she was younger.

She did her schooling at Tara Anglican School for Girls and perused her higher school studies in food technology and secured second place.

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Rebel Wilson’s mother is a professional pet handler, especially dogs

In 2003, she got graduated in Australian Theatre for Young People.

After five years, in 2008, Rebel Wilson wrote, produced and acted in a musical comedy series Bogan Pride.

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She has won the Tropfest best actress award for her role in the Bargain and feature in City Homicide.

Rebel Wilson, then moved to Hollywood and took the role Brynn in the movie Bridermaids.

Rebel Wilson appeared in A Few Best Men, What to Expect When You’re Expecting and Struck by Lightning, and gained the “Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011”.

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She then featured as Becky in Bachelorette and appeared in Pitch Perfect film series taking the role Fat Amy. The character Fat Amy gained her a huge nomination and wins of awards like MTV Best Breakthrough Performance Award and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress.

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Rebel Wilson created a television comedy series Super Fun Night, that went on for a season on ABC.


Rebel Wilson has three siblings

  • Two sisters – Liberty and Annaleise
  • One brother – Ryot.
  • Liberty and Ryot appeared in The Amazing Race Australia in 2011 on the first season. However, they got eliminated first.

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Rebel Wilson mentioned once that her great-aunt was Lillian Bounds, who got married to Walt Disney. When she claimed that in the court, it was opposed by the genealogist Dale Sheldon.

Wilson loves Mathematics-She mentioned that, “I was very academic at high school and was always good with numbers.” To The Sydney Morning Herald.

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She went to the University of New South Wales, for pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Performance studies.

Rebel Wilson was a former Rotary International Youth Ambassador to Australia, where she has been in South Africa for a year.

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She has been in the position to make the people clear about the malaria-illusions.

That’s the time, Wilson felt herself as an actress and thought to jump into the acting profession.


Media career from 2002 to 2010

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is the place where she studied and got the ATYP International scholarship, sponsored by an Australian actress Nicole Kidman.

She came to the lime light in 2002, with her stage music wrote by her in Sydney, The Westie Monologues.

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Australians know Rebel Wilson by her characters played, such as Toula, Lucy, Fat Mandi and Karla Bangs.


Taking Hollywood in 2011

In 2011 she moved to the United States made her associated with talent and literature agents William Morris.

Rebel Wilson played the role which was written for her character in the film Bridesmaids, in which she played the role Brynn

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Wilson Co-Hosted the ARIA Music awards, 2011 and performed at the inaugural in Los Angeles.


Media controversy

In May 2015, the Australian magazine Women’s Day published an article about Rebel Wilson and her lifestyle from her childhood. The article featured as, the actress has been misled about her age, birth and her brought up.


Wilson previously mentioned in an interview that, she was fostered by her parents, while her mother is a trained and professional dog trainer in Sydney, spending some years in Zimbabwe, had some unfortunate situations in life, those shoot-out in Mozambique about the malaria from a mosquito.

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Her age was also framed to be 29, which she was not sure about the numbers given.


The Women’s day magazine further claimed that, Rebel Wilson had a “very normal, upper-middle-class upbringing” and “added a touch of ‘fantasy’ to the life she led before becoming a household name.”

Followed by this, other popular magazines like, The Sydney Morning Herald, People magazine, the Chicago Tribune and The Huffington Post took up the story and republished in their magazines.

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On 16th May 2016, Rebel Wilson claimed that, the information on the article published about herself by the famous magazines like Women’s Weekly, NW and OK! Magazines mad her the projections, as if she is a serial liar.

The further situation made her to put in a severe damage of her image, that resulted in loosing the role in the movies. She filed a defamation writ for her career degradation and embarrassment, brought by the publication from the magazines.

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Rebel Wilson was represented by Matthew Collins QC, in front of a six-person jury. The case went in favor of the actress and the judgement accused the publisher Bauer Media Group for making an article wrongly showing Rebel Wilson as a Serial liar.


The next year September 2017, Rebel Wilson was awarded a sum amount of $4,500,000 for her career damages and mental torture.

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Richard Leder, wilson’s lawyer mentioned about the verdict as, “Today’s verdict is a significant record—it’s about four times the highest previous verdict in a defamation case in Australia”.


Followed by this judgement, generous Wilson tweeted in the social media platform the following, “Any dollars I receive will go to charity, scholarships or invested in the Aussie film industry to provide jobs”.


The media issue between Rebel Wilson and Bauer Media did not end there.

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Bauer Media claimed later in the court, that the damages provide for the actress need to be re investigated. This time, the case was favored to Bauer media and the damage amount provided to Wilson was slashed from $4,500,000 to $600,000.


For this, rebel Wilson once again appealed in the High Court, however, her claim was refused by the court on 16 November 2018.


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In July 2011, Rebel Wilson was made to be the speaker regarding weight loss or how to stay healthy for the company Jenny Craig, based in Australia.

As she becomes the part of the campaign, in an interview, Wilson told The Daily Telegraph, that she had lost 10 Kilograms (22 Lb) after signing up to this weight loss campaign.


However, Rebel Wilson’s weight loss program was put to an end for a while, since her Pitch Perfect movie’s producer had refused her from losing weight, since she is needed with the present size in the movie without even reducing a pound further.

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Wilson mentioned that, she would be back to the weight loss program after completing the movie and will further continue to reach her weight of 80 kilograms as per agreed with the Australian company.

From 2012 to 2015, Rebel Wilson and her acting mate Matt Lucas from Bridesmaidslived together in West Hollywood and possibly be in a relationship.