Rebel Wilson Says ‘Pitch Perfect’ Contract Prohibited Weight Loss

Rebel Wilson stated her greatest function contractually banned her from shedding weight.

The Australian actor stated on Wednesday’s episode of the “Call Her Daddy” podcast that her “year of health” was delayed till 2020 as a result of her “Pitch Perfect” contract demanded she “stay at the weight” she was when she was solid.

“I did wait until ‘Pitch Perfect’ seemed like it was over,” Wilson advised host Alex Cooper. “I couldn’t lose a massive amount of weight because it was in the contract for that movie. You can’t lose — I think it’s not more than 10 pounds, or gain more than 10 pounds.”

“Pitch Perfect” was launched to field workplace success in 2012 and spurred two sequels. While Wilson’s function as “Fat Amy” cemented her as a dependable film sidekick, the actor recalled wishing for a distinct way of life and extra numerous roles.

“I was stereotyped in playing that fat, funny friend, which is so hard because I love those roles,” Wilson advised Cooper. “I love doing the roles. I love those characters. But then I did want to do more things, but I felt like being the bigger girl, you’re just more pigeonholed.”

Actor Rebel Wilson declared a “year of health” in 2020 and went on to lose greater than 70 kilos.

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Wilson has beforehand spoken in regards to the voyeuristic obsession along with her physique after she misplaced weight.

Her personal staff, nonetheless, responded with egocentric “pushback,” she advised the BBC.

“I got a lot of pushback from my own team actually, here in Hollywood, when I was said, ‘OK, I’m gonna do this year of health. … I’m really gonna physically transform and change my life.’” she stated. “And they were like ‘Why? Why would you want to do that?’”

Wilson added they wished to maintain her on the similar measurement “because I was earning millions of dollars” as “that funny fat girl.”

Wilson has additionally shared about her fertility struggles, together with that she was recognized with polycystic ovarian syndrome. She finally welcomed her daughter by way of surrogate just a few months after confirming her relationship with Ramona Agruma in 2022.

When Wilson advised Agruma in regards to the surrogacy months into relationship, Agruma was “just so great about it,” the actor stated.

“Ramona was right there at the birth,” Wilson advised Cooper. “We watched the baby pop out together.”