Rebel Wilson wants to be an inspiration to girls who don’t think they’re cool or pretty.
The Pitch Perfect star feels that not looking like all of the other Hollywood stars has made her career successful.
She told In Touch magazine: “One of the reasons my agent signed me is because I’m not like any other girls here. I think most girls who are encouraged to come to LA and become actresses are usually the prettiest girls in their hometowns of Iowa or wherever. So not looking like anyone else has made things easier for me because I’m distinctive.”
Wilson hopes that being happy in her own skin will inspire other women and girls to not feel pressure to look a certain way.
“There are so many glamorous actresses – but in the real world, nobody looks like that. I want to inspire girls who don’t think they’re cool or pretty. To do that, I need to put out a realistic version of what it’s like to be a girl who looks like me.
“Sometimes that means getting broken up with by a dude who says, ‘You’re too fat’. That way, when my character wins, it’s gratifying.”