Rebel Wilson has called out the clothing line’s lack of plus sizes


Some fans think Rebel Wilson’s new clothing line isn’t perfect.

The Aussie actress launched her new loungewear label, R&R Club, with partner Ramona Agruma earlier this month, but many on social media noticed that the brand’s styles – which include hoodies at $179 and sweatpants at $149 – only come in sizes XS to XL.

« Can we talk about the lack of size inclusivity in Rebel Wilson’s new brand??? wtf, » designer Destiny Ann asked her TikTok followers over the weekend.

« I don’t understand how someone who’s been plus size for the majority of their career and the majority of their life – someone who knows it’s hard to be fat, to buy clothes and to find it in her size – I don’t understand how someone with that background, that knowledge, can pull out a brand that only goes up to an XL,” Destiny Ann said in the review clip.

The TikToker, who describes himself as « UR FAT POSI BIG SIS » in his bio, noted that offering an inclusive size range is indeed more expensive for brands, but argued, « It’s Rebel Wilson, d Okay? She’s got money!

Highlighting « the irony of a rebel abandoning a clothing line that couldn’t even have been bought a few years ago » in her caption, Destiny Ann concluded her clip by calling the R&R Club’s limited size « so daunting » — and commentators agreed.

“She disassociates herself from the person she was,” one wrote. Another recalled: ‘She had a very successful plus size range BECAUSE she knew how hard it was’, calling the R&R Club size ‘EXTRA disappointing’.

Indeed, the 42-year-old « Senior Year » star has previously collaborated with popular plus-size retailer Torrid, and even launched her own line offering plus-sizes in 2017 called Rebel Wilson x Angels.

TikTok creator Lacey-Jade Christie meanwhile made a video asking, “Rebel! why did you forget about us?!” and said she was « devastated and flabbergasted » by the R&R Club’s size range.

« I know she’s not fat anymore, but the fat community has supported Rebel Wilson her entire career. She’s enjoyed being a big person, a big character, » Christie added.

After embarking on a “healthy year” at the start of 2020, Wilson has lost around 80 pounds.

On Twitter, the response to the R&R Club’s limited sizing was largely the same, with user Stephanie Yeboah Tweeter that « former fat people can sometimes end up being the worst when it comes to fatphobia and/or exclusion ».

The name of the R&R Club is a nod to the first initials of Wilson and Agruma, as well as to the concept of rest and relaxation.

rebel wilson with his partner
The ‘Senior Year’ star and her partner have welcomed a daughter together.

The ‘How to Be Single’ actress came out as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community in June, writing on Instagram at the time, « I thought I was looking for a Disney Prince… but maybe what I’m really needed all this time was a Disney Princess 💗🌈💗#loveislove.”

The designer couple welcomed a daughter, Royce Lillian, via surrogate in November after seven months of dating.


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