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Adele blasts rumours Rebel Wilson will play her onscreen

Adele has shut down rumours that Rebel Wilson is set to play her onscreen.

Speaking to her audience at London's O2 Arena on Monday (4Apr16) the songstress hit out at the suggestion the comic actress would play her in a movie, because she is also "plus-sized" woman.


The 27-year-old Hello singer seemed upset at the suggestion, saying that the Perfect Pitch actress would need her "permission" before any casting decisions for the proposed biographical film went ahead.


“I've heard there are rumours about Rebel Wilson will be playing me in a movie. Let's see if that turns out to be true," she told the sold-out crowd, according to the MailOnline.


“Just because I'm plus-sized doesn't mean she's playing me," the incensed star added.


Adele killed off the rumours following reports by British newspaper The Star, who said on Sunday (03Apr16) the Australian actress wanted to play the singer in a movie about her rise to fame from humble beginnings.


“Rebel has always wanted to prove she can cut it as a serious actress," a source allegedly told the paper. “This is going to be a huge challenge for her because Adele is a legend at the peak of her popularity.”


Adele may have taken offense at the suggestion that Rebel, 36, would be able to "sound like her in the movie with a little technical wizardry."


In what seemed like a direct reply to the news the Bridesmaids star was desperate for her blessing, it now seems like Adele is keen to take the upper hand.


Adele finishes up the U.K. leg of her tour at London’s O2 Arena tonight (5Apr16), before touring Scandinavia at the end of the month.