By Maane Khatchatourian
August 30, 2012 at 04:00 PM EDT

Sporting a forest-green Adidas track suit and bedazzled necklace, Rebel Wilson impersonated reality-show darling Honey Boo Boo last night on Conan.The native Australian — from the “gangster side” of Sydney — disclosed the secret behind her flawless American accent: she watches reality TV shows like Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills to learn. Well, what’s more American than the South and the Valley?

Wilson, who had “gone Gebel” — ghetto Rebel — for the episode, was spot-on with her imitation, “Got a red-neckonize!” The Bachelorette and Pitch Perfect star, more commonly known for her small, but memorable role in Bridesmaids, later read aloud an anonymous letter penned by an angry neighbor who wanted her to stop singing Annie showtunes and swimming in her pool and hot tub.


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