Rebel Wilson Claims Hollywood Star Has “Threatened Her” Over Plans To Name Him In Memoir

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Rebel Wilson claims a Hollywood actor has “threatened her” after she revealed her intention to name and shame him over his previous behaviour in her forthcoming memoir.

The Australian actress previously stated she would be dedicating a whole chapter in her book, Rebel Rising, to a “massive a**hole” she once worked with. The book is scheduled for release April 2.

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Now, Wilson has written on social media, claiming that the same man has hired a team to try to stop her writing about him.

She said on Instagram Stories: “Now the a**hole is trying to threaten me. He’s hired a crisis PR manager and lawyers. He’s trying to stop press coming out about my new book. But the book WILL come out and you will all know the truth.”

News.com.au reports that, when she first referred in public to this episode, the Pitch Perfect star said that this experience made her adopt a “no a**holes” policy going forward when it came to accepting job offers in America.

“When I first came to Hollywood, people were like, ‘Yeah, I have a no-a**holes policy that means, like, I don’t work with a**holes’. I was like, ‘Yeah, I mean, that sounds sensible and logical.’”

“But then it really sunk in what they were meaning by that, older people in the industry. Because I worked with a massive a**hole, and, yeah, now I definitely have a a**holes policy. Chapter on said a**hole – it is chapter 23, that guy was a massive a**hole.”

Besides the release of her memoir, Wilson is working on her directorial debut movie Deb, a screen adaptation of Hannah Reilly’s and Meg Washington’s stage musical about the trials of awkward adolescence. As well as directing, Wilson is starring, and co-writing with Reilly and Washington. Other cast members include Hal Cumpston and Karis Oka.

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