Margot Robbie on why women should stop apologising – Stylist

Nominated for an Oscar for her latest role as the controversial ice skater Tonya Harding, Margot Robbie talks to Stylist about refusing to toe the line.

In a gourmet bakery on LA’s La Brea Avenue, over a bowl of chia seeds and berries, Margot Robbie and I are comparing the size of our respective canines’ poo. (Hers is a petite rescue mutt named Boo Radley, mine a chihuahua mix.) “They are so small. Like, this big,” she says pointing to a raspberry, her grin nearing the width of the peak of her black nautical cap. “It’s so good.”


Robbie is the kind of Best Actress Academy Award nominee who can talk unflinchingly about dog poo despite the fact that, after her lead turn in black comedy I, Tonya, she is being considered among the best actors of her generation. She’s also president of her own production company, LuckyChap Entertainment (which she runs with four of her seven former south London flatmates, including her husband, Tom Ackerley). Sunny, quick-witted and unshowy, Robbie is, to coin a breakfast-related metaphor, a good egg.

A good egg but a badass: the 27-year-old thumped Leonardo DiCaprio in the face without warning in her audition for Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, her breakthrough role which came only a year after graduating from Neighbours in 2011. She does many of her own stunts, gave a speech at 2017’s Women in Hollywood Awards calling out the film industry’s propensity to see women “in the simplest terms and with the most convenient definitions”, and can trapeze and tattoo: she famously inked emojis on her 2016 Suicide Squad co-star Cara Delevingne’s toes. In short, Robbie seems to approach life as if she is leaping out of a plane to land feet-first on a bullseye. (She also skydives.)

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Margot Robbie Reveals Her Favorite ‘I, Tonya’ Scene and a “Surreal” Awards-Season Interaction – The Hollywood Reporter

The Oscar-nominated actress also opens up about how she got into the mind-set of Tonya Harding.

Robbie already was becoming known — for her breakout role in The Wolf of Wall Street and for playing the demented villain Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad — but the Australian actress, 27, proved her range by portraying infamous figure skater Tonya Harding in I, Tonya. Robbie earned her first Oscar nomination for playing the ice champ from ages 15 through 40 in the dark comedy, which attempts to explain how an athlete with such raw talent could land at the center of the sport’s biggest scandal. Robbie spoke to THR about her favorite memories from the shoot and the awards-season circuit.

What was it like to hear you’d been nominated?

I was at home in Australia for the I, Tonya premiere, and it was 1 in the morning when the nominations started coming through. We were already out at the after-party, so I was literally with all my friends and my family, and we were already having some champagne, and then we obviously kept celebrating. It was perfect.

Have you had any unexpected interactions during awards season?

You start meeting people that you just, like, you had no idea they even knew who you were. I had quite a surreal moment where I watched Thelma & Louise the night before the SAG Awards, and then the first two people I ran into were Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon. That was so bizarre.

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British Academy Film Awards lead up and main event.

A massive couple of days for Margot leading up to the BAFA’s. First attending the Nespresso British Academy Film Awards Nominees Party and then attending the Charles Finch & CHANEL Pre-Bafta party on the Saturday, before the main event on Sunday night. (Photos from all events added to the gallery)

Unfortunatly Margot didnt win the award for leading actress with Frances McDormand again taking the award. However Allison was able to win the Supporting actress award for her portrayal of Tonya Hardings mother in the film. Margot did present an award during the show.

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Margot Robbie Reveals the Craziest Thing She’s Witnessed Tonya Harding Do During Awards Season.

Margot Robbie has had a lot of memorable moments in the past twelve months, due in large part to her involvement in I, Tonya, the dark comedy she produced and starred in about disgraced former figure skating champ, Tonya Harding.

Through her work on the film, for which she received her first-ever Oscar nomination, Robbie has become friendly with Harding and throughout the film’s run has shared in several very happy moments with the former figure skater. According to Robbie, the most memorable of them all was a chance meeting she saw between Harding and cult movie icon Tommy Wiseau.

“The craziest thing I’ve witnessed was watching Tonya Harding meeting Tommy Wiseau from The Room,” Robbie tells PEOPLE. “Seeing that collision of worlds was like mind boggling, I was like ‘Oh wow, only in Hollywood.’”

Although the actress has now attended multiple awards shows, the one thing she is still trying to master is having the perfect expression ready for when TV cameras pan to her during live broadcasts.

“It’s so awkward when the camera pans to you during an awards show,” she says. “You’re trying to have the appropriate level of excitement on your face without looking manic on screen. What’s going through my head at the time? I’m probably just wondering when the next meal is going to be served, if they’re going to serve food, most of the time they don’t.”

For more on Robbie and the other Oscar nominees check out PEOPLE’s Oscar portfolio photographed by Luis Sanchis in this week’s issue, on newsstands Friday.

The 2018 Oscars ceremony will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and will be televised live on ABC at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

Source: people.com/

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Margot with fellow Aussie, Nicole Kidman, at the New York Fashion Week show.

Margot Robbie wears legless suit as she joins Nicole Kidman and Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown at A-list New York Fashion Week show.

And the Calvin Klein taking the show to the next level, with being feet deep in popcorn, with fellow Aussie actress Nicole Kidman and Laura Dern. Event photos and photocall photos added to the Gallery, will probably have more added later on.

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