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Rebel Wilson tweets apology after backlash over 'plus-sized' comments

When social media users reminded her that actors Queen Latifah and Mo'Nique had fronted romantic comedies before, Wilson said there was a "grey area" around how those films were categorised.

Published: 06th November 2018 01:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th November 2018 01:01 PM   |  A+A-

 Rebel Wilson. (Photo | Twitter)

By PTI

LOS ANGELES: Rebel Wilson has apologised for the comments she had made about "plus-sized" women actors in Hollywood.

The Australian actor, who will be next seen opposite Liam Hemsworth in "Isn't It Romantic", had claimed in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres that she will be "first-ever plus-sized girl to be the star of a romantic comedy".

When social media users reminded her that actors Queen Latifah and Mo'Nique had fronted romantic comedies before, Wilson said there was a "grey area" around how those films were categorised.

After further backlash, the actor tweeted an apology.

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