Posted: 13 November, 2015 by Dean McCarthy

Why Did Rebel Lie About Her Age?

Leave Rebel Alone!

Tags: Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect, Shazam Top 20

Things got aca-awkward when Rebel Wilson was called out for lying about her age. Now, the hilarious and lovable actress has revealed why she did it.


 

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The Pitch Perfect star has confessed that she made up her age, because it was necessary for her career.

She explained that the industry is harsh towards women. She said, “Being an actress it affects women more than men in terms of ageism and sexism so to be called out by the press on something most sensible business-minded people would have done in my position, it was a bit hurtful."

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Very fair point. She continued, “When you're an actor, you have what's called a playing range; to me, it's not really beneficial having your age written anyway."

Regardless of her age, one thing is for sure – Rebel is an absolute legend and we love everything about her.

Tags: Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect, Shazam Top 20

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