Rebel Wilson trained 5 weeks for aerial stunt in new movie

Rebel Wilson trained 5 weeks for aerial stunt in new movie

Being academically inclined, especially in maths

I was like one of those freaky girls who just got 100 per cent in all her maths. I had the best standardised score in the Australian Mathematics Competition at age 14. I was very dorky and didn't have many friends.

Majoring in space law as part of the law degree she received from the University of New South Wales in 2009

Space law is all about, for example, the moon is owned by all of mankind under international treaty. But what's going to happen when, for example, China gets up there and says, 'All of this part is ours and we're going to drill here or we're going to build some cool space station and none of the other countries are allowed in.' So it's kind of the study of what laws we can put in place because outer space and our orbit is owned by all of us right now."

Striving to be healthy - with some success

I'm pretty fit. I work out three times a week with a personal trainer, but I also really love dessert. I love Australian chocolate. Half my suitcase is Australian chocolate. I want to try to look good for the Pitch Perfect 2 premiere but then I also love chocolate and it's like this constant battle.

Why despite being comfortable with her body image, the red carpet still bothers her

I get pretty nervous about it because when everyone's taking your photo, it really is people just looking at you for what you look like and that's not what I've ever been about. I've gotten to where I've gotten because I work hard and I think differently and I'm creative and use my brain a lot. So, to just have people look at you for what you're wearing is very unusual for me.


This article was first published on May 13, 2015.
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