Rebel Wilson's new television series "Super Fun Night" premiered to a solid audience of 8.2 milion viewers Wednesday night on
After breaking out with defiantly weird performances in films like
"Bridesmaids" -- As the obnoxious English roommate to
"Pitch Perfect" -- In this 2012 musical comedy about a college a capella group, Wilson is the Tasmania-born "Fat Amy," a name she gave herself, she explains, so that skinny girls wouldn't give it to her behind her back. Fat Amy sings in a riff-off, dances "mermaid style" and confesses, in a moment of vulnerability, that her real name is Fat Patricia.