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    25 Jul 2016

    Margot Robbie Spoke Out About That Weird Vanity Fair Article

    Don't mess with the Aussies.

    Margot Robbie sat down with The Project's Carrie Bickmore to talk about how she's stayed so grounded after making it big in Hollywood.

    Network Ten / Via tenplay.com.au

    And I mean literally grounded. Sitting on a blanket in the garden, Carrie and Margot discussed her past roles, and her exponential rise to stardom.

    Regardless of being the star of two major blockbusters – The Legends of Tarzan and the upcoming Suicide Squad – it was the recent controversial Vanity Fair feature that had Margot in the spotlight.

    Vanity Fair / Via vanityfair.com

    The piece referred to Australians as "throwback people", and was highly criticised for its sexist approach to Margot's career and looks, and overall odd tone.

    This was the first time Margot spoke out about the whole debacle.

    Network Ten / Via tenplay.com.au

    “I remember doing the interview and being like, 'That was an odd one...' Then I read it and I was like, ‘Yeah, the tone of this is really weird, I don’t really know what he’s trying to get at or play at’ – but I didn’t expect it’d be like an uproar about it, at all," she told Carrie. "But I've read far more offensive, far more sexist, insulting, derogatory, disgusting things on a daily basis. Maybe I'm desensitised to it now."

    But when it came to the overwhelming response to the article, Margot had one thing to say:

    Network Ten / Via tenplay.com.au

    Watch the full interview here.

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