Rebel Wilson lying about her age, claims former classmate - Metro US

Rebel Wilson lying about her age, claims former classmate

“Pitch Perfect 2” star Rebel Wilson has been on quite the road to fame from her humble beginnings in Sydney, Australia. But if a former classmate is to be believed, Wilson has maybe been on that road a bit longer than she’s letting on. An anonymous source — and probably a member of their high school reunion committee — tells Woman’s Day that 29-year-old Wilson used to go by a different name — and a different age. “I studied with Rebel at Tara Anglican School for Girls in North Parramatta, Sydney,” the classmate says. “But no one knew of a Rebel Wilson. Her name is — or was — Melanie Elizabeth Bownds, and she’s 36.”

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Ouch. Wilson has previously confirmed that at school she never went by Rebel but instead by her two middle names, just like her siblings Liberty, Anarchy and Ryot, but what about the age discrepancy? Or maybe, I don’t know, this supposed classmate just has Wilson confused with someone else?

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