Video: Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson hailed and harangued for this BAFTA speech 5 years ago

Video: Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson hailed and harangued for this BAFTA speech

The BAFTAs can be a serious, stuffy affair, but you can always rely on one or two to liven things up.

This year's 'steal the show' moment was down to Rebel Wilson.

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As we know, the show's host Stephen Fry has also grabbed headlines, which has consequently seen him throw a tantrum and quit Twitter. (He'll be back).

But about Rebel. The Australian actress, 35, presented Mark Rylance's Best Supporting Actor award at the BAFTAs on Sunday.

Her controversial speech ticked a number of boxes; she called the Oscars 'racist', offended the transgender community and made a beeline for Idris Elba.

Rebel started strong, then she quipped "Sorry Idris Elba you're making me a bit nervous, I'm just psychologically programmed to want chocolate on Valentine's Day."

This is the speech that's divided opinion. (Personally, I think she's a scream).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNg5wXxtGJw&feature=youtu.be

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