Rebel Wilson has revealed her mystery partner is new girlfriend, designer Romana Agruma, after enjoying their blossoming romance in plain sight.
The Pitch Perfect star, 42, who previously had little luck on dating apps, told the U Up? podcast on May 11 that she she dated ’50 people in one year’ before finding her ‘Disney princess’.
She also told hosts Jordana Abraham and Jared Freid during her candid podcast chat that she was introduced to her new partner through a mutual friend who thought they ‘would hit it off’.
New romance: Rebel Wilson has revealed her mystery partner is new girlfriend, designer Romana Agruma, after enjoying their blossoming romance in plain sight
Rebel took to Instagram on Thursday to share the news that she is in a same sex relationship, posting a sweet snap of herself posing with Romana, in which both women are seen grinning from ear to ear.
But she had already spoken on their relationship a month prior, revealing things were already getting serious for the couple.
She said: ‘I am now happily in a relationship… I met them at a friend’s set-up. He had known both of us for at least five years and he thought we would hit it off – and then we did!’
Beaming: The Pitch Perfect star, 42, who previously had little luck on dating apps, told the U Up? podcast on May 11 that she she dated ’50 people in one year’ before finding her ‘Disney princess’
Rebel continued: ‘I think that escalates things quicker, meeting someone from a trusted source. I can trust that they are who they say they are, which is something that you don’t really know on the apps.’
The How to Be Single star spoke about the process to get there, which included ‘dating 50 people in one year’ for practice.
Rebel explained: ‘I think I went out with about 50 people in that one year, but some of them were just one date and then you think, ‘Oh, no.’
‘I deliberately wanted to push myself to date a bunch of people and gain that experience, which I know is not normal, but it really helped me find out what I liked and what I didn’t like.
Public display: She also told hosts Jordana Abraham and Jared Freid that she was introduced to her new partner through a mutual friend who thought they ‘would hit it off’ (seen April 2 in Park City, Utah)
She continued: ‘It was a fun thing and I don’t think anybody got hurt by it or anything and nobody else knew – just me and my close friends.’
The actress also told People: ‘We spoke on the phone for weeks before meeting,’ Wilson revealed at the time. ‘And that was a really good way to get to know each other. It was a bit old-school in that sense — very romantic.’
She also shared how ‘the process of finding more self-worth’ had ‘elevated’ her standards in terms of what she was looking for in a partner, describing her romance with her new girlfriend as ‘equal’ and ‘healthy’.
New girlfriend: Ramona, who lives in Los Angeles, California, is the founder of a sustainable clothing brand called Lemon Ve Limon (She is pictured in 2015)
In her recent Instagram caption, Wilson shared her joy over her new relationship, joking that she had spent years ‘searching for a Disney Prince’ only to discover that what she ‘really needed was a Disney Princess’.
‘I thought I was searching for a Disney Prince… but maybe what I really needed all this time was a Disney Princess,’ she wrote, adding heart and rainbow emojis and the hashtag, ‘#loveislove’.
Ramona is a law graduate who went on to launch her own sustainable fashion brand, which prides itself and selling ‘confidently cozy’ clothing.
Following Rebel’s announcement, a friend of the actress told People, ‘Rebel’s in an amazing place and I’ve never seen her happier.’
Rebel said: ‘I am now happily in a relationship… I met them at a friend’s set-up. He had known both of us for at least five years and he thought we would hit it off – and then we did!’
Although Thursday marked Wilson and Agruma’s official debut as a couple, the pair have actually been spotted together on several occasions in the past few months – even making a joint red carpet appearance at the Vanity Fair Oscars party back in March.
The duo happily posed together for the cameras, with both women putting on an incredibly glamorous display in glitzy gowns, with Wilson opting for a shimmering silver number, while Agruma dazzled in glittery blue.
They were also spotted together in February on Super Bowl Sunday, and Agruma subsequently joined Wilson for her birthday trip to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico in early March.
The duo then enjoyed another getaway in April, this time to Park City, Utah, where they were seen attending another red carpet event, before hitting the slopes for some skiing.
Sports fans: Even before their Oscars date, Rebel and Ramona were preparing to celebrate the Super Bowl together in February in West Hollywood