Rebel Wilson has apparently incurred the wrath of One Direction fans — which is no laughing matter, as they number legion and are obsessed with the British boy band.

It turns out the last time WIlson was on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” she gave Harry Styles an enthusiastic greeting, which involved kind of hugging/laying on him on Ellen’s couch. It was pretty funny and the audience enjoyed it, but the 1D fans thought it constituted a felony.

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“Basically I got accused of sexually assaulting Harry Styles,” Wilson explains on her latest “Ellen” appearance Friday (Feb. 19). “These little girls, I think they’re about 12 — very, very unhappy with that. Basically we’re just like two professional entertainers having a good time — and he really enjoyed it. And I told them that on Twitter and they just sent me more death threats.”

Wilson says she’s not surprised, because the young fans love One Direction, but “they think they’re gonna be with them,” which … is not the case.

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