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Rebel Wilson Details Mistreatment Allegations From Set of ‘The Brothers Grimsby’; Sacha Baron Cohen Denies Claims

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Days after Rebel Wilson spoke out about Sacha Baron Cohen being an “asshole” who threatened her for mentioning his alleged mistreatment in her upcoming memoir Rebel Rising, People magazine shared an excerpt from the book with the pertaining chapter.

The Pitch Perfect star wrote that she and Baron Cohen first met at a dinner party in 2013. He then asked her to appear as his character’s girlfriend, Dawn Grobham, in the 2016 comedy The Brothers Grimsby, which besides starring in, Baron Cohen also co-wrote and produced.

“It felt like every time I’d speak to SBC, he’d mention that he wanted me to go naked in a future scene, I was like, ‘Ha, I don’t do nudity, Sacha,’” recalled Wilson from her time on set with the multi-hyphenate.

Wilson wrote that while filming at a soccer stadium in Cape Town, Baron Cohen had a production assistant tell the actress she was needed to film an additional scene. When they were filming it, he allegedly “pulls his pants down…SBC says very matter-of-factly: ‘Okay, now I want you to stick your finger up my ass.’ And I’m like, ‘What??…No!!’”

“I was now scared. I wanted to get out of there, so I finally compromised: I slapped him on the ass and improvised a few lines as the character,” added Wilson.

Wilson additionally mentioned that she called her agent and spoke to a lawyer following the scene. “I was encouraged to ‘be professional and finish the film,’” she wrote.

She also claimed that she was asked to do reshoots, including for a sex scene, which made her feel uncomfortable on set. “I filmed the scene, after demanding rewrites. But I still had to simulate having sex with this guy. I still had to kiss him repeatedly,” noted Wilson. She then told producers she would not be doing any promotion for the film.

Wilson additionally wrote, “The movie bombed, which to me was karma enough. I’m not about canceling anybody and that’s not…

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