Actress Margot Robbie had to lie to her family members about her nude scenes in new movie The Wolf Of Wall Street because she knew they would be mortified if they found out she was stripping off for director Martin Scorsese and co-star Leonardo DiCaprio.
The Australian star admits she was worried about the nudity in the film from the minute she learned Scorsese had cast her in his latest film, but she was too nervous to share the full details with her family back home.
She says, “I just flat-out lied to my family for a really long time, and I said, ‘I don’t care what you hear, there is no nudity, I’m not doing any nudity. Ignore anything anyone’s saying…’
“I changed that and the lie evolved to, ‘Actually, it’s a body double and they just CGI’d (computer generated) my head onto someone else’. My family don’t have anything to do with the entertainment industry, so they totally bought it.”
Robbie eventually came clean and told family members that they shouldn’t see the film if they were uncomfortable about seeing her naked.
She adds, “I said, ‘Read the book first and if you still wanna see the movie after reading the book, OK’.”
The actress is hoping to jet out of her native Australia following the premiere Down Under, so she doesn’t have to be part of “the aftermath” because, “I’m not quite sure how it’s gonna go down”.