14 Times Rebel Wilson deserved better than the media

Tell me again why she felt ashamed for doing things like changing her name, which half of Hollywood does too.

Rebel Wilson recently appeared, and posted an adorable photo with her friend on Instagram.

However, the news came soon That Australian columnist, Andrew Hornery, would have revealed the news himself before Rebel could and that he had given her a two-day window to respond before publishing an article on Wilson’s affair… which led to Rebel’s publication in the first place.

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This obviously screwed up, and it got me thinking… This isn’t the only problem Wilson has had with the press. In fact, I was treated very poorly and I have the receipts to prove it. Here are 14 times newspapers and magazines owe an apology to Rebel.


First, let’s talk about this gossip columnist in more detail. Not only was Wilson nearly finished, but Hornery responded as if he was the victim in the situation, not the one who nearly outran him. Hornery He said He emailed Wilson for a comment, which led to her appearing on Instagram, so he then claimed that Wilson chose to “follow the story.” He also wrote, “Its choice to ignore our secret, real and honest inquiries was, in a disappointing display.”

The column has been since Deleted And now links to a file Apology for Wilson, but Hornery to reject That his article means “directed” by Wilson. Wilson responded to the situation on Twitter, calling it “difficult” but saying she was “trying to deal with it sympathetically”.

katedoaksmhtheage Thanks for your comments, it was a very difficult situation but I try to handle it gently 💗

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While a large number of people have She was supportive For Rebel’s relationship, others used it as an opportunity to make fun of her. For example, in an Australian program were you focused, comedians joking Rebel after the news.

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Although they didn’t make fun of her relationship, in particular, using Rebel’s appearance as an opportunity to bring her up and make fun of her isn’t really cool.


Next, let’s talk about the defamation case that Rebel Wilson won over several magazines. Back in 2015, Australian Women’s Day Magazine I published an article Titled “Separating Fact From Fiction: Will Real Rebel Wilson Please Stand Up?” The article alleged (among other things) that Wilson lied about her age, name, and upbringing.


The information shared in the article has been picked up by several other outlets.

While Wilson changed her name (which is nice level for Hollywood), simply to reject To answer questions about her age (also not this out of the ordinary), sued for defamation, saying you didn’t lie. Because these articles painted a picture of her as a “serial liar,” she said she lost out on multiple roles, such as in Kung Fu Panda 3 And the Trolls. “Month after month, the doors that had previously opened were shutting,” she said at the trial.

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Wilson has also dealt with a huge focus on her weight and body. After embarking on the “Year of Health” in 2020, largely in preparation for pregnancy, Wilson Lost 77 pounds. There has been an intense amount of media coverage of her weight loss – including the cover of People magazine that some believe I played in it Shameful story.


I mean, just look at daily Mail. This was just searching for “Rebel Wilson” and scrolling down, not looking for anything about weight loss or her body.


In fact, one article in the Daily Mail call her “Unrecognizable,” she said, was “overwhelmed” by her clothes.


A quick search on page six turns up a slew of articles about Rebel, almost all of which have the term “slim down” in the title.


and ok! A magazine said it had moved from “Fat Aimee” to “Fet Aimee”.

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This is of course a reference to the rebels pitch perfect The character who says “Fat Aimee” so others don’t call her that first.

It got to the point where media coverage of her weight was much broader and more prevalent than coverage of her career. “In 2019, four films were shown, two I produced and one jojo rabbitwhich was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, “Wilson herself pointed out. “However, I get more stress the following year when I’m doing nothing but losing weight.”

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“People are so obsessed with weight,” Wilson said, though she admitted “getting it,” after following Oprah’s weight-loss journey closely.


Rebel herself is certainly allowed to prefer that online platforms use more modern images of her. Two weeks ago, she posted her Instagram story and asked if anyone could change her picture on Wikipedia — which was a decade ago — and fans turned it in.

However, this is how the interaction was reported by the Daily Mail. Not sure where they got the “anger” from the above photo. Also, someone has since changed the photo to an older photo than the original – from 2012. Someone is clearly messing with Rebel.


Talking about losing weight – many outlets from it People, I also incorrectly stated that Rebel was using the “Mayr Method” to lose weight. Wilson Taking To her Instagram story to say, “This was never my diet, please stop writing this stuff,” adding that she “never endorsed any diet pills or magic weight loss pills.”


“It’s really annoying when people use my photo illegally or in deceptive ways,” Wilson wrote.


She also added that she “never endorsed any weight loss pills or magic weight loss pills” after her photo was so. falsely used In the advertisements for many weight loss pills online.

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This claim hurts not only fans who might buy the pills, but Wilson’s reputation.


This isn’t where the talk about her body ends – there’s also this Really weird article About all the times you went to Brales???


And that really means the TMZ article was basically just a poll about whether or not readers think Rebel had plastic surgery.

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Finally, that’s good! A magazine article made plastic surgeons realize whether Rebel had plastic surgery in addition to losing weight.


I hate to speculate on celebrity plastic surgery. Like, well, there are a few examples where celebrities who don’t talk about their plastic surgery can promote unrealistic beauty standards. But in general, it seems rather offensive and irrelevant.

tl; DR: I understand that celebrities have to deal with a certain level of scrutiny. But dealing with unexplained reports about your sex life, weight, potential surgery, age, fertility, and more is no good, and Rebel Wilson deserves a big apology.

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