News | Entertainment
2 Jul 2022 20:15
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Rebel Wilson has claimed she was harassed by a male co-star

    The 42-year-old actress is starring in Netflix film 'Senior Year' and insisted she wanted to make sure there was a lot of "respect" for her younger co-stars on set as she alleged she had been the victim of sexual harassment years earlier


    She said: "I wanted to bring the hilariousness and the heart [to 'Senior Year'] but because there's a lot of young cast in the film, I wanted to make sure there's a lot of respect for everybody. [Years ago, a male co-star], he called me into a room and pulled down his pants. It was awful and disgusting."

    The 'Pitch Perfect' stars - who stars alongside budding actors Joshua Colley, 20, and Avantika Vandanapu,17, in the comedy which sees her 37-year-old character head back to high school - went on to explain that the incident happened before the #MeToo movement against sexual abuse in 2017 and that her co-star had tried to "destroy her career."

    Without naming her co-star, she told PEOPLE: "And all the behavior afterwards - this was all before #MeToo - where they kind of tried to destroy me and my career. If it had happened after #MeToo, then I could have just blasted them.

    However, Rebel - who trained as a lawyer before turning to acting - made sure to "document" the alleged incident at the time and insisted that while the behaviour was "gross", other women have had it "worse."

    She said: "Because I'm a lawyer, I documented it. I called my rep. I got certain things in writing about what happened. Definitely amongst industry circles, I made sure people knew what happened.

    "Why did I stay in that situation ... with that awful guy? I should have left. It wasn't worth it. But at the same time, I was like, 'Oh well, do the right thing, be a professional and finish the movie.' Now I would never do that."

    I thought even complaining to my agency was a big step. And to complain to the studio. I found out I was like the fourth person to complain about the guy. Such gross behavior, but a lot of women have had it way worse."

    Kathy Hilton gifted Rihanna a hot water bottle and a humidifier to prepare her for motherhood .

    The 34-year-old pop star is said to have welcomed a baby boy with long-term partner A$AP Rocky last Thursday (13.05.22) and reality star Kathy - who is mother to Paris, Conrad, Nicky and Barron through her marriage to hotel chain entrepreneur Richard Hilton - gifted Rihanna with all of the essentials for "first year" of motherhood.

    She said: "[I sent Rihanna] a hot water bottle, a humidifier and things that you'll need for the first year [of motherhood.]"

    The revelation comes just hours after it was reported that Fenty Beauty founder Rihanna had given birth in Los Angeles last Friday (13.05.22) and the couple have not left "each other's side" since welcoming the new born into the world.

    A source said: "They have not left each other's side. They are over the moon. She's been looking forward to motherhood for a long time. This little boy is going to have the best baby fashion."

    Meanwhile, the 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' star - who is already grandmother to Lily, five, and Theodora, four - is preparing to welcome her first grandson as her second daughter Nicky, 38, is expecting her third child with husband James Rothschild and has been decorating the nursery and throwing tea parties in anticipation.

    She told ETOnline: "I'm so excited! I'm getting the room up there ready. [Tea parties] are something that I enjoy, my daughters enjoy, my daughter's two little girls enjoy, and all our friends. It's so whimsical and I'm so excited to just see everybody's face when they walk in."

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     02 Jul: Marta Kauffman has pledged $4 million to African and African American studies as she apologised for the lack of diversity on 'Friends'
     02 Jul: Travis Barker is set to "be OK" after he was hospitalised with reported pancreatitis
     02 Jul: Hells Angels founding member Sonny Barger has died aged 83 from liver cancer
     02 Jul: Tim Allen has criticised the 'Toy Story' spin-off 'Lightyear' after he was replaced by Chris Evans
     02 Jul: Adwoa Aboah is hoping for more "confidence" in her 30s after achieving sobriety
     02 Jul: Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow have teased a possible 'Romy and Michele's High School Reunion' sequel
     02 Jul: Victoria Beckham insists her diet isn't as "boring" as her husband David Beckham made it sound
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The All Blacks' 2022 season is 60 minutes from getting underway More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    New Zealand's largest chicken supplier is raising prices More...



     Today's News

    Rugby:
    The All Blacks' 2022 season is 60 minutes from getting underway 18:59

    Business:
    New Zealand's largest chicken supplier is raising prices 18:39

    Rugby League:
    Good news for the Warriors ahead of tomorrow's homecoming NRL match against the Tigers at Mt Smart Stadium 18:09

    Entertainment:
    Marta Kauffman has pledged $4 million to African and African American studies as she apologised for the lack of diversity on 'Friends' 17:51

    Motoring:
    Traffic is backed up on Auckland's Northwestern motorway after a fire 17:29

    International:
    Jerry Hall files for divorce from Rupert Murdoch 17:29

    Entertainment:
    Travis Barker is set to "be OK" after he was hospitalised with reported pancreatitis 17:21

    Entertainment:
    Hells Angels founding member Sonny Barger has died aged 83 from liver cancer 16:51

    Law and Order:
    A woman who had CCTV footage of her captured at a Wellington bar has filed a complaint with the Privacy Commission 16:49

    Tennis:
    A fiery match up will light up the courts of Wimbledon when Stefanos Tsitsipas meets Nick Kyrgios. in the third round overnight 16:29


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd