Rebel Wilson celebrates ‘great news’ with an Instagram photoshoot: ‘So grateful’

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Rebel Wilson is celebrating some great news with a selfie.

The Pitch Perfect alum took to Instagram on Sept. 7 to share a series of photos of herself in a navy blue blazer. She captioned the pics, “Had some great news today. I feel like when you give out to the universe, the universe gives back to you.”

She concluded the post by writing, “So lucky, so grateful,” alongside a blue heart emoji.

Followers loved the photoshoot. One wrote, “Excuse me while I pick my jaw off the floor!!!” Another added, “You deserve every bit of happiness that comes to you. You look fabulous as always.”

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The Jojo Rabbit actress, who embarked on a “Year of Health” in 2020, recently reflected on a low point in her life. On Instagram, she shared a photo of herself playing tennis, from before she began her fitness journey.

“I know that I normally post flattering photos of myself… but found this old photo in my emails and was like: Whoa,” Wilson captioned the post. "I remember this was when I was at my most unhealthiest — being overweight and indulging way too much with junk food. Using food to numb my emotions. My father had passed away of a heart attack and it was such a sad time. I didn’t think highly of myself and wasn’t valuing myself how I should have. It’s interesting that I’m still smiling and still trying to be active... despite being in so much pain.”

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In an August interview with Good Morning America, Wilson shared that she’s hoping to become a mom, and that her doctor said her fertility journey could go more smoothly if she committed to getting in shape.

"I was actually a bit offended because I thought — even though I was bigger — I thought I was pretty healthy," she explained of her decision to get healthier. "That's, kind of, what started it, that if I lost some excess weight, that it would give me a better chance for freezing eggs and having the eggs be a better quality."

While Wilson is for now playing coy about the "great news" she received, hopefully she'll keep her fans updated down the line — and share more impromptu photoshoots. 

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