Fame can be a dangerous thing for a lot of people in Hollywood if they don’t know how to handle it the right way. Rebel Wilson knows how to handle fame the right way and she uses it for the right reasons. The films she picks, they are films that are funny and they mean something.
She is not just looking to get a paycheck and call it a day. That is not her style. Her style is to have a great work ethic, bring it every single day she’s on set, and to not to take herself too seriously. She takes the work seriously, but she doesn’t take herself too seriously.
So many people are in disbelief when they hear that Rebel Wilson grew up a shy girl, so shy that her mom had to bring her, kicking and screaming, to a community acting class.
If I were Rebel Wilson, I’d be thanking my mom for that now. Sometimes the things that challenge us or scare us the most are just the things we need to grow as an artist. That was the case for Rebel Wilson. She needed to see it wasn’t so scary and she needed to try it out.
She talks about how she was socially awkward growing up, but one thing that really helped her out was entering the Tournament of Minds, which is an Australian creative competition where one has to be quick on their feet and perform. This has served her quite well in her career these days. She is one of the best at improvising. Read more: Isn’t Romantic Review and Isn’t Romantic Trailer – Hollywoodreporter
If you ever see any deleted scenes or gag reels from her movies, you will see that she has co-stars cracking up with some of her line deliveries and the things that come off the top of her head. She has the “it factor” that so many people in Hollywood are looking for all of the time.
It took some time for her to get there, but now that she’s there, she’s really enjoying it and having a lot of fun with it. She is truly feeling like herself and not the awkward teenager or the shy young girl.
She’s bold, confident, and willing to try out anything in her movies to get a big laugh. Everyone in Hollywood has a story, and Rebel Wilson’s story is truly a heartwarming and funny one, much like the actress herself.
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