Rebel Wilson Perfectly Shuts Down Rumors About Her Age

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On Monday, Australian publication Woman's Day ran a story claiming Rebel Wilson has been lying about both her age and the story of her upbringing. Though you're likely thinking something like "Who cares?", Wilson responded pretty perfectly to these rumors.

An unnamed source told the Aussie mag she studied with Wilson at Tara Anglican School for Girls in North Parramatta, Sydney. According to this source, Wilson's real name is Melanie Elizabeth Bownds and she's actually 36 — not 29. "She was born in 1979 and we left school in 1997," the source told Woman's Day.

This same source also claims Wilson's lying about her childhood. Wilson's said in the past that her family is the "Australian version of Honey Boo Boo."  She added that her family was "quite feral." But, this source says the Pitch Perfect 2 actress grew up in a "very normal, upper-middle-class" surrounding, suggesting that Wilson created the wild story for Hollywood's purposes. 

It doesn't matter if Wilson is lying about anything, because her personal life is none of our business. But, perhaps knowing that she had to respond to the allegations in some way, Wilson answered with a couple of tweets that just shut everything down.
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Crushed it.


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