Australian Hollywood big name rise up Wilson has apologised for claiming she is the primary plus-sized lady to be a lead actress in a romantic comedy, pronouncing her comments were "no longer only wrong however also highly hurtful".

The Pitch ideal famous person said in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres that she become "proud to be the first-ever plus-sized girl to be the superstar of a romantic comedy".

Wilson was promoting her upcoming function inside the film Isn't It Romantic that also stars Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra.


there was a backlash on social media to her comments, with users stating that different plus-sized actresses consisting of Queen Latifah, Ricki Lake, and Mo'Nique had starred in such movies.

Wilson was additionally criticised for blocking some Twitter customers who complained.

In a series of tweets on Monday, Wilson wrote that she turned into "deeply sorry".

"I unnoticed to reveal the proper recognize to people who climbed this mountain before me," she stated.

"With the assist of some very compassionate and properly-concept out responses from others on social media, I now understand what I said become now not handiest incorrect but additionally extraordinarily hurtful.

"To be a part of a problem i was hoping i was helping makes it that rather more embarrassing & difficult to well known. I blocked human beings on Twitter because i was hurting from the grievance, but those are the human beings I really want to pay attention from extra, not much less."