Rebel Wilson has revealed that she was abducted by gunfire from a group of men in rural Africa.
The Australian actress, 40, appeared on the UK TV special Ant Middleton & Rebel Wilson: Straight Talking, where she was interviewed by SAS Australia instructor Ant Middleton.
Middleton asked Pitch Perfect star to talk about a moment when she felt the most fear in her life, when Wilson detailed the horrific ordeal.
She said she had been traveling with a group of women in Mozambique when they were attacked by armed men.
“We were on this cattle truck and these men came on another truck with a lot of guns. (They pulled next to us) with the big guns and they looked like, ‘Yeah, you have to get off your truck.’ ‘Sei se.
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Wilson said the group was then taken to a home and held at night.
‘I felt I was doing very well in the crisis. I was like a team leader, ”she added.
“They sat us down, and I said, ‘Everyone connects arms,’ because I was upset at night that they wanted to take one of the girls or something.”
Wilson said they were free the next day.
“They came and said, ‘Your truck is ready now. You can go, go, go,'” she said.
“We just got back on that truck and got out and crossed the South African border a few hours later.”
While she still does not know why the abduction happened, Wilson has developed her own theory.
“I think maybe these guys, maybe, used us to smuggle illegal things into the bottom of the truck,” she added.
They did not specify when the incident occurred.
Wilson and Middleton filmed the edition last year, which sees the pair band as they travel through Mexico with only a 4×4 and their backpacks.
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Wilson made headlines last year for her surprising 30kg weight loss, post-synchronization of 2020 “the year of health”.
She said how her 40th birthday, as well as suffering from mental health over Hollywood’s attitude towards weight, had encouraged her decision to make healthier choices.
“This year has always been a year of health. I have appointed my years now, and, that has such a resolution but the whole year.
“It’s not like I want to lose weight and want to reach a certain number. It’s more than that.
“It’s about mentally dealing with why I had too much food and I had a job where I was paid a lot of money to be bigger at times, which can mess up a bit with your head.”