Margot Robbie channels Barbie on stunning Vogue cover
Margot Robbie fully embodies the essence of Barbie on the cover of the newly released book Fashion Summer 2023 issue. In her interview with the magazine, the actress revealed that she never owned a Barbie doll as a child.
Robbie recently did some promotion for her upcoming movie: “Barbie“” at CinemaCon with co-star Ryan Gosling and director Greta Gerwig. At the convention, Robbie reflected on the importance of her character, particularly her lack of “sexual desire.”
The Suicide Squad star said Barbie can wear shorts “because they’re fun and pink,” not for sexual reasons.
Read on to find out more.
Margot Robbie shines on the cover of Vogue
Margot Robbie is the ultimate Barbie on the newly released cover of Vogue’s Summer 2023 edition. The actress looked stunning in a satin floral Versace dress speaking to the fashion mag about the highly anticipated “Barbie” movie.
For the photoshoot, Robbie wore several outfits inspired by the iconic Barbie character. These included a pink tweed Chanel dress to illustrate President Barbie, a cowgirl outfit for Country Barbie and an astronaut helmet for Space Barbie.
Robbie, who herself plays the iconic role of Barbie, also looked stunning in a pink and black polka dot dress by Valentino. In addition to her role as the leading actress in the film by director Greta Gerwid, the 32-year-old is also considered the producer of “Barbie”.
Margot Robbie never intended to play Barbie
During her cover interview, Robbie revealed that despite her role as a live-action Barbie, she never recalls owning a doll as a child. She said: “I don’t think I did it. I know my cousin had some barbies and I would go to her house. It wasn’t like I ever wanted to play Barbie or dreamed of being Barbie or anything like that.”
The ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ star also explained that she never considered playing the role of Barbie until they were ‘years into the development of the project’.
Robbie was at CinemaCon recently to promote the film alongside co-stars Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera, and director Greta Gerwig. Barbie also stars actresses Issa Rae as President Barbie and Ana Cruz Kayne as Supreme Court Justice Barbie. Talented actors like Simu Liu and Ncuti Gatwa embody different versions of Ken in the film.
Margot spoke about the Barbie character itself
In her conversation with Vogue Magazine, Robbie reflected on the meaning of her Barbie character. She said: “I’m like, ‘okay, she’s a doll. She is a plastic doll. She has no organs. If she has no organs, she has no reproductive organs.”
Robbie explained that Barbie “felt no sexual desire” because she lacked the necessary organs. She said the doll is “sexualized” but was “never meant to be sexy.” The Chanel ambassador added, “People can project sex onto them.”
Robbie explained that the ultimate idea of Barbie is girl power in all areas and not deep sexuality. She said: “Yes, she can wear a short skirt because it’s fun and pink. Not because she wanted you to see her butt.”
Margot Robbie Opens Up About Her Dirty Feet Scene On ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’
Robbie revisits her iconic dirty-foot scene from Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. In the 2019 film, she played the role of the late actress Sharon Tate, who was known to hate wearing shoes and often went barefoot.
In one scene from the film, Robbie’s character in the theater took off her shoes and put her feet on the front seat. The scene quickly spread across the internet and many joked about Robbie’s dirty feet. There were even comments on the scene from her co-star Brad Pitt.
I thought this GIF of Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate with dirty feet was EDITED. That’s how it is in the movie?! pic.twitter.com/2InC7hGrbb
– Jordan meets Bey on Ren. World Travel! (@fatherjo_) September 29, 2021
During the interview, Robbie said the dirty feet weren’t her decision as Tarantino prevented her from washing them. She explained: “But my feet were dirty from walking around the set. They stayed dirty in the film because Quentin said, “Don’t do it.” Don’t clean them. Someone ran in to do it and they were like, ‘No, it’s real. Keep it.'”