Top Quotes by Rebel Wilson

By | October 24, 2019

I think I appear very innocent and soft, but I’m actually very dark and edgy. It’s a weird dichotomy.

Rebel Wilson

Work hard to achieve integrity in your work and your relationships with the people you work with.

Rebel Wilson

At school, nobody thought I was smart and I became smart. Nobody wanted to be my friend and then I had lots of friends.

Rebel Wilson

I think that women out there should just be happy with how they look, and they shouldn’t really try to conform to any stereotype. Just be happy and, hopefully, healthy.

Rebel Wilson

I really like writing from real-life experiences. Audiences seem to prefer the stuff I couldn’t have made up.

Rebel Wilson

In Australia, I wrote lots of little plays and put them on, and then I worked on a few different TV shows, like the Australian equivalent of ‘SNL.’ I would write and perform all of my characters.

Rebel Wilson

What they do in America in all those sitcoms is hire glamorous girls and they’re never that funny… that’s because they’ve never had to develop a personality because they’re hot.

Rebel Wilson

I do notice that when I come in to meet casting people, they love that I’m Australian. Maybe it’s our good work ethic.

Rebel Wilson

I do notice on Twitter that a lot of girls write to me, and they either say, ‘I want to be your best friend,’ or they say, ‘I have a total girl crush on you.’ I’m like, ‘Awww.’

Rebel Wilson

I do acting for the awards… and cash money.

Rebel Wilson

I have a lot of celebrity friends. But they’re all Hollywood friends. You can’t call them if you fall over and break your leg, but if you’re having a BBQ and wanna chitchat, you hang out with them, or you go to their house.

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I was planning to go into law or politics. I was well known for my public speaking. I went to an all-girl boarding school with uniforms. It was very posh for someone like me who came from a world where my parents showed beagles and sold dog products out of a yellow caravan.

Rebel Wilson

At first I moved from Sydney to Melbourne, because most of the comedy was shot in Melbourne, and then from Melbourne to Los Angeles – and you have to sacrifice stuff.

Rebel Wilson

I think sometimes girls look at Victoria’s Secret models and think that they have to model themselves after that, but I really don’t think that’s the best; even though they are called ‘models,’ they’re not the best people to model yourself after.

Rebel Wilson

I think ‘Bridesmaids’ has changed things socially and culturally. Before, it was really difficult for women to do scatological humour without seeming gross.

Rebel Wilson

My family keeps me pretty grounded. Like if I try anything diva, they’re like, ‘Oh shut up. Go and do the dishwasher.’

Rebel Wilson

I studied law at university and was sort of grooming myself to go into that kind of career. I filmed ‘The Wedge’ while studying, which was very difficult, but I’m proud I completed my degree.

Rebel Wilson

I think some of my darkness comes from my dad. There is definitely convict history on that side of the family, a lot of dodginess. But with the darkness can also come entrepreneurialism, genius traits.

Rebel Wilson

I remember my first taste of American big movies was ‘Ghost Rider.’ I’m in two little scenes. But for those two little scenes they had 400 extras, upside-down stunt cars, and a fire brigade.

Rebel Wilson

In comedy, it’s not the glamorous, beautiful people that are great at comedy. They’re either every man or every woman, they’re either quite tall and lanky or shorter and fatter or have a big nose. They have something physically about them that makes them into a comic stereotype.

Rebel Wilson

For a comedienne, you have to have a little tragedy or a dark side, just not too much. Otherwise it’s too disruptive.

Rebel Wilson

There are so many glamorous actresses, but you know what? In the real world, nobody looks like that.

Rebel Wilson

I love it when the director says, ‘Rebel, just do whatever you want.’ I’m, like, ‘Yes!’

Rebel Wilson

People think you’re really confident because you’re an actress or whatever, but I’m, like, the worst. Although the good thing about being recognizable is that people approach me, which is good.

Rebel Wilson

When I came to America I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be awesome to get into one movie?’ And then I get cast in ‘Bridesmaids’ as my first job here and it’s such a huge movie.

Rebel Wilson

You see other actresses who are like, ‘Oh, I can’t really eat much lunch today because I’ve got that scene in my underwear’… I’m a little bit chill. But you know, what you do need is stamina.

Rebel Wilson

I’m more of the girl who’s always in the friend zone, and I try to help if my other friend wants to get with someone. I can be a bit cheeky and say stuff that embarrasses my friends, but I’m normally the girl who guys like to be friends with, so I become friendly with the guy and then go, ‘Oh, this is my other friend.’

Rebel Wilson

I don’t think I could ever go skinny. I just don’t think, physiologically, that is going to happen. I do eat healthily for a week, and then I go, ‘Nah, they have these beautiful ice-cream sandwiches.’ I don’t think my emotional eating is ever going to change.

Rebel Wilson

Even when I’m playing someone named ‘Fat Amy.’ I’m all about confidence and attitude.

Rebel Wilson

The more I know about America, the better I’ll be at performing American characters and American stories.

Rebel Wilson

I contracted malaria in rural Mozambique. I was a youth ambassador for Australia. For a year after high school, you give positive speeches about Australia and as part of it I traveled to lots of different countries.

Rebel Wilson

I went to a Christian high school, so I went under my middle name. I don’t think they would have accepted me in the school – ‘This is Rebel’… so I have two middle names, Melanie Elizabeth, and I went under those. But Rebel’s way cooler.

Rebel Wilson

As a kid, I never thought I’d be an actress. Never, ever, ever, no way. I was really shy – bordering on social disorder shy – and I was really academic.

Rebel Wilson

Because of my filming commitments in America, you have to sign contracts where you can’t change your physical appearance.

Rebel Wilson

I’d love to do Broadway or the West End. I’m sure doing eight shows a week is gruelling, but I did a lot of stage shows in Sydney and I love performing live.

Rebel Wilson

A League of Their Own’ had some special meaning for me, I guess – it’s about women joining together and being empowered, but also about sisters sticking together even when there’s drama and struggles. I’m really close to my two sisters and my brother, so I liked that about it.

Rebel Wilson

Where I come from, out in the suburbs, I didn’t know anyone who was a professional actor. And girls that looked like me? No girls like that were on TV.

Rebel Wilson

I think Russell Crowe is a brilliant actor.

Rebel Wilson

I’m trained in musical theatre and ‘Pitch Perfect’ is the first movie where I get to really belt out. I beat Adele for that role.

Rebel Wilson

I’d love to do a court-room drama. I loved ‘Ally McBeal.’ That was one of the main reasons I went to law school.

Rebel Wilson

When you’re a kid, you don’t want to be teased.

Rebel Wilson

If I get two lines in the script, I somehow turn it into 20. I’ve got a bit of a bad habit of doing that, of just embellishing my little moment.

Rebel Wilson

When I was younger I did karate and martial arts, and I think it’s really cool for girls to have those kinds of abilities.

Rebel Wilson

I come from a family of professional dog-showers, one step above carnies, but I didn’t want to join the family business.

Rebel Wilson

I like to take things one step at a time, because the entertainment industry is very uncertain.

Rebel Wilson

I come from the rougher side of Sydney. I don’t know whether you can compare them to the projects, but in Australia, it definitely is the rougher side.

Rebel Wilson

I love rapping. I do. My styling’s similar to Missy Elliott – I think she’s so dope. In a weird way, that’s how I first learned the American accent: doing American rap songs.

Rebel Wilson

All my family has very good mathematical abilities – like, so dorky. I was the dork then in school – on any maths exams I’d get 100%. I just knew how to do maths and most people would hate it, but for some reason it just came.

Rebel Wilson

I try to be healthy. I train three days a week with a trainer. But I do like to eat, clearly. And I do eat dessert every day. If I cut that out, yes, I would lose weight.

Rebel Wilson

Some people think success is overnight. I suppose, considering I came from Australia, it has been pretty quick. But I have a background in stand-up and improv, so I’ve really had to prove myself.

Rebel Wilson

When I was just a girl in Sydney, no one thought, ‘Oh, she’s going to be a movie star.’ No one. I had to get by with actual skill and talent.

Rebel Wilson

I was sporty in high school. I played tennis and hockey, and was basketball captain. Then I went to university and stopped doing sport and started eating ice cream.

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