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Rebel Wilson Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Harassment And Exploitation

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Rebel Wilson has been making headlines ahead of the release of her memoir, Rebel Rising, where she has opened up about her experiences with sexual harassment and body image issues. In a recent revelation, Wilson disclosed that she had been 'threatened' by a fellow celebrity regarding a chapter in her book where she accuses them of sexual harassment. The celebrity in question was later identified as Sacha Baron Cohen, her co-star in the 2016 film The Brothers Grimsby. Wilson claimed that other celebrities had shared similar stories about Cohen. However, Cohen denied these allegations, citing extensive evidence to the contrary.

In a recent interview, Wilson further detailed her experiences on the set of The Brothers Grimsby, alleging that she was disrespected and her body was exploited for comedic purposes. She expressed feeling humiliated by the way her size was used for laughs in the film, particularly through the choice of costumes that emphasized her physical features. Wilson also recounted a disturbing incident where she was asked to watch a scene involving a stripper performing a naked run, a scene she had refused to participate in.

Wilson's candid revelations shed light on the challenges she faced in an industry that often perpetuates harmful stereotypes and body shaming. Her reflections on self-worth and the impact of such experiences on her mental health provide a poignant reminder of the importance of speaking out against mistreatment and discrimination.

Rebel Rising is set to hit bookshelves on April 2, offering readers a deeper insight into Wilson's journey and the obstacles she has overcome. As Wilson continues to share her story, her courage in confronting difficult truths serves as a powerful message of resilience and empowerment for others facing similar struggles.

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