Rebel Wilson gets candid about losing her virginity at 35: 'You shouldn't feel pressure as a young person'

Rebel Wilson gets candid about losing her virginity at 35: 'You shouldn't feel pressure as a young person'

The "Pitch Perfect" alum delves further into the subject in her upcoming memoir, “Rebel Rising.”

Rebel Wilson doesn’t hold back in her upcoming memoir, Rebel Rising.

Along with detailing years of professional challenges, the Pitch Perfect alum is opening up about her personal life — including the revelation that she lost her virginity at 35. The Australian actress, now 44, spoke about this admission in a new interview with PEOPLE, explaining that she hopes her story will reassure young people that "not everybody has to lose their virginity as a teenager."

"People can wait till they're ready or wait till they're a bit more mature," Wilson told the outlet. "And I think that could be a positive message. You obviously don't have to wait until you're in your 30s like me, but you shouldn't feel pressure as a young person.”

<p>Mike Marsland/WireImage</p> Rebel Wilson

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Rebel Wilson

Wilson said she spent years avoiding conversations on the subject and deflecting wherever possible because she felt "embarrassed."

"Normally I would just leave the room when the conversation was happening," she said. "And then the people that said, 'Oh, at 24, it's so late.' And then I'm sitting here thinking, 'Oh my God, my number's 35. What the hell? I'm going to look like the biggest loser.'"

But Wilson has no regrets about exploring her sexuality at her own pace. Referring to herself as a “late bloomer,” the actress said things would have been "very different” had she begun her journey any earlier.

"It's absolutely incredible, if I had been born 20 years later, I probably would've explored my sexuality more,” said Wilson. “When I started opening myself up probably more after my father's death and realizing, oh, even though I'd seen marriage as a terrible thing and waste of time, I started opening myself up to that.”

<p>Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty</p> Ramona Agruma and Rebel Wilson

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Ramona Agruma and Rebel Wilson

She continued, “And then only years later, meeting women and having feelings for a woman, and that, I just think it's a sign of where society kind of was."

Wilson is now engaged to fashion and jewelry designer Ramona Agruma. The couple confirmed their relationship in 2022 and later that year welcomed their first child together, via a surrogate, a baby girl named Royce Lillian.

"I thought I was searching for a Disney Prince … but maybe what I really needed all this time was a Disney Princess #loveislove," Wilson wrote in her 2022 Instagram post announcing the relationship.

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