Hollywood star Margot Robbie has revealed that she will be “forever grateful” for giving soap to Neighbors after starting her acting career.
Margot, 32, who began her TV career as Donna Friedman of Ramsay Street from 2008 to 2011, appeared in the finale of the show, which aired last Thursday.
While the A-lister filmed her scenes for the final show in Los Angeles, she made a sweet gesture to her fellow classmates, sending 37 bottles of champagne to the Melbourne set, as Neighbors actress Christy Whelan revealed on social media last week was, Sun Report.
Robbie said that the final episode marks the “end of an era”.
Now Hollywood’s highest-paid actress, she said: “I’m doing so much for neighbors,
“There are many of us who are owed” [the show] For giving us a big break.
“It wasn’t just about giving me a break — it gave me a real chance to work on my craft. It was the perfect training for Hollywood and I’ll be forever grateful.”
Thursday’s neighbors The finale saw Robbie return along with several other fans, including Jason Donovan, Kylie Minogue, Guy Pearce, Holly Vallance and Natalie Imbruglia.
Anne Charleston, who played Ramsay Street legend Madge Bishop, also returned – with her late character appearing as a ghost.
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Recalling her time on the soap, Robbie said that when she moved to London, she realized how widespread it was. neighbors‘There was popularity.
“It really is the end of an era for fans. When I lived in London, I knew at my peak how big it was. People would come up to me and tell me how they did it every day after school Used to see.”
From Fruit Farm to Hollywood Hills
The actress, who grew up on a fruit farm on the Gold Coast, moved to LA after leaving neighbors in 2011 and played a role in the US TV show Panam.
But it was his part opposite Leonardo DiCaprio The Wolf of Wall Street Which caught the attention of film owners in 2013.
Soon after, she moved to South London, where she shared a four-bedroom pad with six other friends in Clapham, which they dubbed “The Manor”.
He had a housewife friend whom he met while shooting a wartime film suite française — including assistant director and her now husband Tom Ackerley.
Robbie starred in 2015 hub With Will Smith and played The Joker’s girlfriend Harley Quinn in 2016 hitSuicide Squad.
In 2016, she and Ackerley also married, and the following year they swapped their Clapham flat for a $3.6 million villa in Hollywood.
But he added that leaving London was not an easy step for the couple.
She said: “It was such a difficult decision to leave, but I just couldn’t live out of a suitcase.”
Back in LA, the actress starred as Tony Harding I, Tonya – which he also produced – and with Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron blast.
Both roles won her Oscar nominations.
She also starred as rising film star Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s film Once Upon a Time in HollywoodAppearing alongside former co-star DiCaprio as well as Brad Pitt.
Next year she will be seen on the big screen in neon pink and sky-high heels, when she was cast barbie In a romantic comedy about the iconic doll.
Directed by Greta Gerwig, the film also stars Ryan Gosling. barbieKen’s love interest.
Robbie said: “When I read the script, I really thought, ‘This is one of the best scripts I’ve ever read.’ I wanted to be a part of this story.
“I remember talking with Ryan before we started shooting and we were so excited to be a part of this incredible script.
“Whatever People Expect” barbie To like the film, they need to rethink it completely because Greta has done something special here.
“And Barbie is such a role model. She was a surgeon in the early ’70s, when a small percentage of women were applying for medical school.
Hopefully in the hands of director Greta – whose last films were lady bird And little Women – Barbie will get a totally modern makeover.
‘Things have changed a lot’
This comes after Hollywood’s own makeover in recent years following the #MeToo scandals.
That movement was the focus of the 2019 film bombshell, Which was based on the sexual harassment of women who worked at Fox News.
Robbie, who starred as Kayla Pospisil, revealed at the time that it was only while working on the film that she realized what sexual harassment was.
She told Net-a-Porter: “I’m in my twenties, I’m educated, I’m worldly, I’ve traveled, I have my own business – and I didn’t know. It’s madness.
“I didn’t know you could say, ‘I’ve been sexually assaulted,’ without anyone physically touching you.
“That you can say, ‘It’s not right.’ I don’t know.”
The actress also said that she has experienced harassment, but “not in Hollywood”, adding: “I struggle to find many women who have not experienced sexual harassment on some level.
“So yes, very often. And to varying degrees of severity throughout my life.”
Speaking last week, Robbie said: “I think things have changed in Hollywood over the years.
“There have been some difficult conversations and there have been very brave people.
“We live in the hope that all this courage shown means nothing like this happens again.”
This story was originally published on The Sun and is republished here with permission