“I didn’t know that’s what I was getting”: Margot Robbie’s Tattoo Mishap Didn’t End After Suicide Squad

Margot Robbie revealed that after an unfortunate experience, she stopped tattooing her friends, something she loved doing.

Margot Robbie’s Tattoo Mishap Didn’t End After Suicide Squad

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  • Margot Robbie is known for is her tendency to tattoo her co-stars and her friends whenever she gets the opportunity, doing the same with the cast of Suicide Squad.
  • It would seem, however, that this did not last very long, as the actress revealed during an interview with Jimmy Fallon that she had put her tattoo gun down for good after an unfortunate experience.
  • The actress got scolded by her friends mother after the group got intoxicated and got matching tattoos from the Barbie actress at a bachelorette party.
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Margot Robbie is known for a lot of things in the film industry. From her versatility as an actress, to the iconic roles that she has played, her dedication to her craft, and even her distinctive screen presence. Ironically enough, another thing the actress is known for is her tendency to tattoo her co-stars and her friends whenever she gets the opportunity.

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Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in James Gunn's The Suicide Squad
Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad

Robbie has spoken on this matter several times during her appearances on talk shows, with it even becoming a running gag with some. So much so that the actress has admitted that she has done around a hundred tattoos as an amateur tattoo artist, even getting matching ones with the cast of Suicide Squad.

It would seem, however, that this did not last very long, as the actress revealed during an interview with Jimmy Fallon that she had put her tattoo gun down for good after an unfortunate experience.

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Margot Robbie Does Not Tattoo Anymore

Margot Robbie was making an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where she was asked if she was still tattooing her cast members as she did on the set of Suicide Squad. The actress revealed that not only had she stopped doing this, but she had also stopped tattooing anyone altogether. It was here that the host was confused, and shocked when he found out that the actress wasn’t trained in this party trick she is so well-known for. She also revealed that there was one specific situation that made her want to do this

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn
Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn

“No I hung up the tattoo gun.” she went on, “I’ve hung up the tattoo gun now. I don’t do that anymore. I’ve had a few mishaps and I thought I should quit while I’m ahead. A particularly bad one. (She is) not trained at all, bought the gun on eBay. I shouldn’t People let me do it though!” she exclaimed, “I warned them. I’m not good at drawing, and I’m not qualified and people still do it. Anyways, one of my friends was getting married in Australia, and the hands, the night before, the bachelorettes, you would say, the night before. And, of course, there’s a lot of drinking, and then we’re like, ‘Oh, we’ll get matching tattoos!’ ’cause that’s a great idea.”

Robbie revealed that she was visiting Australia to attend her friend’s marriage, where she was present at the bachelorette party. She told the host that after alcohol got involved in the equation, bad decisions were made and it was decided that people would be getting matching tattoos. The actress revealed that when she was tattooing one of her friends’ backs, far too many things went wrong for her.

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Margot Robbie Had A Bad Experience Tattooing Her Friend

Margot Robbie revealed that when she finished tattooing her friends and she looked at her back, she realized that this was not what she wanted to get. The actress started to get worried, however, her friend told her that it was fine that she did not get what she wanted, as she was perfectly fine with having this in the future.

Margot Robbie in a still from Babylon
Margot Robbie in a still from Babylon

“And, I was tattooing my friend on her back, and another friend had drawn it on in biro, like in pen. And then I tattooed it, and then when I showed her afterward, and she was like, ‘Oh, I didn’t know that’s what I was getting.’ And I was like, ‘Oh god! What did you think you were getting?’. And she was like ‘Doesn’t matter, I like it either way.’ And I was lucky she was cool about it. But do you know who was not cool about it? Her mum, the next day at the wedding, when she walked down the aisle as one of the maids of honor in a backless dress, and this, like, red, raw, scabbing tattoo. And her mum was filthy with me. She was- like, rassed at me at the wedding”

The next morning and the day of the wedding, Robbie’s friend was supposed to walk down the aisle as one of the maid of honor. When she did, wearing a backless dress, her brand-new, unplanned tattoo was on display for all in the audience, including her mother. The actress revealed that after this, she was scolded by her friend’s mother a lot.

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