rebel wilson

Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson (born Melanie Elizabeth Bownds; 2 March 1980) is an Australian actress, writer, and producer. After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, she began appearing as Toula on the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The Wedge. In 2008, Wilson wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride. The following year, she won the Tropfest best actress award for her role in Bargain and made a guest appearance in City Homicide. Shortly after moving to the United States, Wilson was cast as Brynn in the feature film Bridesmaids. Wilson also appeared in A Few Best Men, What to Expect When You're Expecting and Struck by Lightning, leading Variety to name her one of their "Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011". She also appeared as Becky in Bachelorette and starred in the musical films Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2 as Fat Amy, a role that earned her several award nominations and wins including the MTV Best Breakthrough Performance Award and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress. She then created and starred in Super Fun Night, a television comedy that aired for one season on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). Wikipedia
The Sydney Morning Herald Mon, 09/18/2017 - 03:50

Rebel Wilson's $4.56m payout has ramifications beyond celebrity gossip

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The semantics of journalistic accuracy played second fiddle to Rebel Wilson's star power during her defamation trial.
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Herald Sun Sun, 09/17/2017 - 07:00

Katie Bice: Love you, Rebel, but payout was too big

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There's something a bit unsavoury about Rebel Wilson's $4.5 million payout, writes Katie Bice.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Sat, 09/16/2017 - 05:29

Guess how much Rebel Wilson was paid for Bridesmaids

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Bridesmaids reportedly cost $32.5 million to make (all figures cited from here are in US dollars) and made more than $288 million worldwide.Rebel Wilson was paid just $3000 for her role.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:28

Australian entertainment industry takes a swipe at tabloid media after Rebel Wilson's massive win

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"The material inside that magazine can bear little resemblance to the truth. So treat it for what it is - Mills and Boon. Just not as good."
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Brisbane Times Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:51

Rebel Wilson damages verdict will send shockwaves through celebrity gossip media

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Celebrity journalism in Australia may never be the same following the extraordinary damages awarded to Rebel Wilson in her defamation case against Bauer Media.
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Courier Mail Thu, 09/14/2017 - 02:08

Rebel’s sad pay for Bridesmaids

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Rebel Wilson may have scored $4.5m in court, but the case revealed how little she was paid when she made her big break in Hollywood.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Wed, 09/13/2017 - 19:16

Celebrity journalism in Australia may never be the same in wake of Rebel Wilson damages award

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Never again, surely, will a glossy mag or trashy website rush to publish the latest unsubstantiated damaging rumour, at least not if the subject of said rumour is a big earner.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Wed, 09/13/2017 - 19:04

With Face ID, Apple edges closer to fraught age of facial recognition technology

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Comment: Could our complacency with the casual integration of facial recognition software be putting our security at risk?
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