Rebel with a cause
TV & Satellite Week|January 09, 2021
Hollywood star Rebel Wilson joins former SAS hardman Ant Middleton for a gruelling challenge in Mexico
TESS LAMACRAFT, RICHARD MCCLURE

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Ant Middleton & Rebel Wilson: Straight Talking

Thursday, Sky One HD, 9pm

The Mexican outback is the setting for adventure and some very candid conversations as former SAS instructor Ant Middleton takes Hollywood star Rebel Wilson on an action-packed trip in Ant Middleton & Rebel Wilson: Straight Talking.

One Direction singer Liam Payne was the first to get the Middleton treatment when he joined the former Special Forces hardman trekking across the Namibian desert and gave a very personal interview during their three-day adventure in 2019.

Now it’s the turn of Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect star Wilson, who will be seen throwing caution to the wind as she joins Middleton diving with sharks and buggy racing across dunes.

‘What I love about the format is it’s not like any normal interview where you’ve got just a short time with the person’, says Middleton. ‘This interview is three days – just the two of us together. There was a lot of laughter with Rebel but also tears. It was a real emotional roller coaster.’

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