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Rebel Wilson says weight reduction value her brokers big sums of cash

Rebel Wilson has claimed her brokers misplaced ‘tons of of hundreds of {dollars}’ after she shed a whopping 36kg throughout her 2020 ’12 months of well being’.

In one other bombshell excerpt of her memoir Rebel Rising, the Pitch Perfect star, 44, alleged the company wished the actress to remain ‘fats’ so they might earn a living.

She defined her look created a ‘multimillion-dollar pigeonhole’, which some brokers did not need Rebel to danger shedding by her shedding weight.

‘The company appreciated me fats as a result of they acquired tons of of hundreds of {dollars} in fee for every movie the place I performed the fats humorous lady,’ she wrote in her ebook.

The Hollywood star went on to say she felt trapped by her typecast as a result of whereas she beloved the characters she performed, she wished to star in critical roles too.

Rebel Wilson has claimed her agents lost 'hundreds of thousands of dollars' after she shed a whopping 36kg during her 2020 'year of health'. Pictured (L) in 2016 and (R) 2021
Rebel Wilson has claimed her agents lost 'hundreds of thousands of dollars' after she shed a whopping 36kg during her 2020 'year of health'. Pictured (L) in 2016 and (R) 2021

Rebel Wilson has claimed her brokers misplaced ‘tons of of hundreds of {dollars}’ after she shed a whopping 36kg throughout her 2020 ’12 months of well being’. Pictured (L) in 2016 and (R) 2021

It’s not the primary time the Bridesmaids star admitted some folks within the film trade wished her to take care of her weight for her profession.

Appearing on the Call Her Daddy podcast in 2023, she mentioned she delayed shedding weight as a result of her contract for Pitch Perfect forbid her from doing so

She mentioned she could not lose greater than 4.5kg whereas enjoying ‘Fat Amy’ within the fashionable movie trilogy.  

The Pitch Perfect star, 44, revealed in her tell-all memoir that an agency she worked for wanted the actress to stay 'fat' so they could make money. She is pictured in a scene from Bridesmaids

The Pitch Perfect star, 44, revealed in her tell-all memoir that an company she labored for wished the actress to remain ‘fats’ so they might earn a living. She is pictured in a scene from Bridesmaids 

‘I could not lose an enormous quantity of weight as a result of I used to be within the contracts for that film,’ she mentioned.   

‘You cannot lose, I believe it is no more than 10 kilos (4.5 kilograms), or achieve greater than 10 kilos. You need to sort of keep on the weight. It’s in your contract.’

Rebel mentioned she had been interested by ‘getting more healthy’ however needed to wait till after filming the franchise, which ran over a span of 5 years.

She explained her appearance created a 'multimillion-dollar pigeonhole' which some agents didn't want Rebel to risk losing by shedding weight. Pictured on Pitch Perfect

She defined her look created a ‘multimillion-dollar pigeonhole’ which some brokers did not need Rebel to danger shedding by shedding weight. Pictured on Pitch Perfect

She mentioned she wasn’t offended by ‘Fat Amy’ and truly beloved enjoying her as a result of she is ‘so assured and ballsy’, however she wished to have the ability to play different roles too.

‘I used to be stereotyped in enjoying that fats humorous pal, which is so laborious as a result of I like these roles,’ she mentioned.

‘I like doing the roles. I like these characters.’

‘But then I did wish to do extra issues however I felt like being the larger lady you are simply extra pigeonholed.’