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Rebel Wilson responds to backlash over 'plus-sized' claims

Rebel Wilson responds to backlash over 'plus-sized' claims

  • 4 November 2018
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Rebel Wilson says she "never wants to disrespect anyone" after there was backlash over comments she made about plus-sized women in film.

The Australian actress told chat show host Ellen Degeneres: "I'm proud to be the first ever plus-sized girl to be the star of a romantic comedy."

Viewers pointed out that Queen Latifah and Mo'Nique had led romcoms before.

Mo'Nique tweeted Rebel: "Let's please not allow this business to erase our talent".

Rebel replied saying: "It was never my intention to erase anyone else's achievements".