'It was all pretty awful': Margot Robbie almost called it quits after 'The Wolf of Wall Street' fame
'The way I try to explain this job — and this world — to people is that the highs are really high, and the lows are really, really low,' said Margot Robbie
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Margot Robbie is considered among the most recognized female actress globally, thanks to her breakthrough performance in the 2013 hit ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. The 32-year-old star had a dream role starring opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, along with stars like Jonah Hill, and Matthew McConaughey, but the success came at a big price, unbearable "stardom." That’s right, the 'Suicide Squad' actress in a recent interview admitted her initial struggle with fame.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, she told, “Something was happening in those early stages and it was all pretty awful.” Margot added, “I remember saying to my mom, ‘I don’t think I want to do this.’ And she just looked at me, completely straight-faced, and was like, ‘Darling, I think it’s too late not to.’ That’s when I realized the only way was forward," reports PageSix.
The 'I, Tonya' star also learned with time how to not get bothered by annoying paparazzi, “I know how to go through airports, and now I know who’s trying to f**k me over in what ways. If my mom dies in a car accident because you wanted a photo of me going in the grocery shop, or you knock my nephew off a bike — for what? For a photo? It’s dangerous but still weirdly nothing feels like it changes.”
“The way I try to explain this job — and this world — to people is that the highs are really high, and the lows are really, really low. And I guess if you’re lucky, it all balances out in the middle,” Robbie added. While on her recent vacation in Argentina, Margot was allegedly injured when a paparazzi tried to take her picture while she was boarding a taxi with her model friend Cara Delevingne. When asked during the interview with Vanity Fair, if was she was hurt, she replied that due to ongoing legal issues, she can’t comment much on that incident, but did admit, “No, but I could have been.”
On Robbie's work ethics and acting skills, actress-filmmaker Greta Gerwig once said while shooting for 'Barbie', “Once, I wanted to capture Margot in slow motion but have everything else move fast, so I went up to her and said, ‘Could you move at 48 frames per second, even though we’re shooting in 24 frames per second and everyone else will be moving at regular speed?’ She did some calculation behind her eyes and then f**king did it. She literally moved at a higher frame rate. I don’t know what category that goes into other than magic.”