Australian star Margot Robbie talked about shooting the long-awaited film Barbie the film showed the “most humiliating moment” of her life.
It came with leaked behind-the-scenes photos of the actor in costume alongside Ryan Gosling, who plays Ken in a film directed by Greta Gerwig.
Insidious photos I, Tonya the actress is rollerblading in a bright, 1980s-style neon jumpsuit that has been making the rounds online for weeks. They also inspired crowds of fans to flock to Barbie takes place in Los Angeles’ Venice Beach to see Robbie and Gosling in the flesh.
“By the way, I can’t tell you how disappointed we were,” Robbie told US TV host Jimmy Phelan this week, looking at one of the pictures.
“We look like we’re laughing, having fun, but inside we’re dying.”
The leaked photos entertained the internet for weeks, creating more buzz around the already hyped film.
Today’s show the host assured the Australian actor-turned-producer that she looked great in all the shots.
“I thought it was the most humiliating moment of my life,” Robbie said.
She said she didn’t expect the behind-the-scenes footage to become public.
“I knew that in Los Angeles we had to shoot exteriors; I knew, well, as soon as you do exteriors, you’re bound to get drunk,” she told Phelan.
“There’s probably going to be a small crowd of people taking notice because, you know, fluorine … we kind of stand out in those outfits.”
But the Oscar nominee was surprised by the number of people who showed up.
“It was crazy! Like hundreds of people watching,” she said.
“I knew there would be a little bit of attention and maybe a few pictures would get out there, but not like it was.”
Robbie also took a chance Tonight Show to give Phelan a dubious Australian diet classic for his birthday – fairy bread.
“Fairy bread is white bread, the cheaper the better, butter and then sprinkles on top,” she said.
The affable Fallon took a bite, declaring the dish “fantastic.”
Barbie due out in July 2023.