Rebel Wilson faces struggle to keep weight off after a 'year of health'

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Rebel Wilson arrives at the premiere of Fox Searchlights' "Jojo Rabbit". Photographed by Kevin Winter.
Rebel Wilson arrives at the premiere of Fox Searchlights' "Jojo Rabbit". Photographed by Kevin Winter.
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The 41-year-old actress overhauled her diet and lifestyle last year in an effort to slim down to 165 pounds (75kg) and hit her target weight in just under 11 months.

Now, she’s enjoying showcasing her new figure on social media, but she confessed she still has work to do as she tries to keep off the pounds. "Now the challenge is to keep it off. I’ve never successfully in my life done that. I’ve lost a bit of weight here and there, but never kept it off. I overhauled my whole lifestyle and for the first time in my life really prioritised health," she said, speaking on Good Morning America.

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The 'Pitch Perfect' star said she struggles with emotional eating and is preparing herself not to fall off the wagon as the Easter holidays approach. "Seeing all the Easter eggs out there right now, I’m like, ‘woo!’ It’s driving me crazy," she says laughing.

However, she insisted she’s focusing on the positives of her inspirational weight loss journey and is proud of herself for sticking to her high-protein diet and exercise regime.

"I’m loving it, and I’m really proud of myself for being able in such a difficult year to do a whole life transformation,” Rebel adds.

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