Margot Robbie was ‘terrified’ because she ‘didn’t know the definition of sexual harassment’ before the bombshell

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 18: Margot Robbie attends the world premiere of “Amsterdam” at Alice Tully Hall on September 18, 2022 in New York City.

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Margot Robbie has opened up about why she took on the role bomba 2019 drama about the women who work together to expose Fox News CEO Roger Ailes for his ongoing sexual misconduct.

The Australian actress, 32, admitted that she did not know the definition of sexual harassment and took the role to help her understand it better.

Speaking to BAFTA Life in Pictures, she said: “I realized that – as someone with a firm position in the industry, a financially established and self-sufficient person – I didn’t know the definition of sexual harassment, and that was shocking.” In celebration of her career, according to diverse.

Ruby also said that it “terrified” her because she knew so little about the subject, and bomb I taught her that sexual harassment and really bad behavior “thriving in the gray area.”

“Roger Ailes or Harvey Weinstein, they take advantage of the area” Barbie The actress added. “It’s not black and white.”

Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly, Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson, Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil

Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly, Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson, Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil

Hilary B. Gill / Lionsgate Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie in the movie

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Ruby tends to be drawn to challenging roles.

in Wall Street Journal. magazineCovering the cover of the innovative November issue, the Oscar-nominated actress opened up about her craft, specifically her preference for grueling roles.

“I am a masochist,” she told the magazine. Adding that no matter how difficult or draining the role is – Tonya Harding in 2017 I’m Tonya It certainly seems to count — the actress “could always find the fifth gear.”

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Ruby’s profile, written by Leslie M. Bloom, is one of eight covers representing this year Wall Street Journal. magazine Prize recipients. Robbie is the winner of the 2022 Entertainment Innovator Award. The Innovator Issue & Awards honor this year’s leading visionaries and their cultural impact across a variety of entertainment arenas.

Among the topics discussed, Robbie teamed up with Josie McNamara, Sophia Kerr and now husband Tom Ackerley to form the production company LuckyChap Entertainment in 2014.

LuckyChap’s first project was the award-winning project I’m TonyaIt initially didn’t meet with much enthusiasm within the industry, the actress said, so LuckyChap quickly picked the option.

“that they [were] Robbie remembers like, “You can’t do that…. You’ve got 200 scenes, several locations, it’s a period,” “We read it and we were like, ‘But it’s just brilliant; It’s the best case scenario ever, so who cares? “”

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Noting that only 1 percent of the projects they’re offered now are “f-yes,” Robbie reveled in the reminiscences about the company’s humble, flabby beginnings.

“[We were] Too young and dumb to know how terrifying she is [it would] “Be”. It all started on a kitchen table in London, everyone was like: ‘They’re such idiots… It would be a miracle if they did anything. “”

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