Why did production assistants run from ‘Focus’ star Margot Robbie?

While making the caper dramedy Focus, Will Smith and Margot Robbie trained on set with thief expert Apollo Robbins, who taught Smith mind tricks and Robbie how to lift cellphones off unsuspecting production assistants.

It didn’t always go so well.

“I chickened out when I had to do the actual lift and the guy turned around and my hand was in his back pocket,” says Robbie, mimicking her shame. “And it just looked like I was trying to cop a feel. Every time I walked past him in the hallways he’d put his back to the wall.”

And thus, a set reputation was born. Or as Smith mimics it: “That’s Margot Robbie, Australian ass-grabber!”Read more on the bad word that got Margot the job.

Source: usatoday.com/

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