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“Not because she wanted you to see her b-tt”: Margot Robbie Defends Her Skimpy Barbie Outfits, Claims She’s Not Sexualizing the Character Ahead of Premiere

“Not because she wanted you to see her b-tt”: Margot Robbie Defends Her Skimpy Barbie Outfits, Claims She’s Not Sexualizing the Character Ahead of Premiere

Margot Robbie is all set to provide the widely anticipated Barbie which is slated to release in the upcoming July. The Greta Gerwig directorial is subjected to several discussions and is a major pop-culture topic even before its release. Recently, The Suicide Squad fame spoke out on how people unnecessarily sexualize the character based on the Mattel fashion dolls.

Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie as Barbie

In an interview with Vogue, Margot Robbie openly addressed how some people sexualize Barbie for her outfits and fashion style. From the posters and the trailers, it was evident that the star-studded movie starring the Harley Quinn star alongside Ryan Gosling will feature the characters donning some unique and cool outfits.

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What did Margot Robbie say about Barbie’s sexualization?

Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie

Even after being a children’s doll, Barbie is often sexualized by many over the years. As Margot Robbie sat in the interview with Vogue, she cleared everything related to her character and slapped those commenting on Barbie’s sexiness.

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“I’m like, ‘Okay, she’s a doll. She’s a plastic doll. She doesn’t have organs. If she doesn’t have organs, she doesn’t have reproductive organs. If she doesn’t have reproductive organs, would she even feel sexual desire?’ No, I don’t think she could.”

She added:

“She is sexualized. But she should never be sexy. People can project s-x onto her. Yes, she can wear a short skirt, but because it’s fun and pink. Not because she wanted you to see her b-tt.”

Through her statements, the Babylon actress also defended some of her short and revealing Barbie outfits which were making rounds on the internet soon after their release. As soon as the interview of Margot Robbie reached the fans, the netizens were filled with respect and love for their favorite actress.

Also Read: Despite Being a Margot Barbie Vehicle, Ryan Gosling Reportedly Steals the Show in “Barbie”


The fans rally behind Margot Robbie

Barbie (2023)

The fans were delighted to hear Margot Robbie’s statement on how Barbie is wrongly sexualized for so long. Many found the statement relevant to the present scenario of the world and everyone’s perspective on women whereas many fans found it as another reason to respect their idol.

Take a look at some of the tweets which show how the Oscar-nominated actress’ words garnered praise from everywhere:

This is sure to amplify the already pertaining high anticipation surrounding the movie. Besides Margot Robbie, Barbie also stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Mackey, John Cena, Simu Liu, Ncuti Gatwa, Will Ferrell, Dua Lipa, and many others. While the plot of the movie is yet to be disclosed properly, the movie is reportedly loosely based on the 1994 non-fiction book Reviving Ophelia. 


Also Read: “It will never see the light of day”: Margot Robbie Believed ‘Barbie’ Would Never Get Made Despite Threatening Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’ at Box-Office

With the recent social media trends and the presence of a top-tier cast and crew, it can be said that Barbie can be one of the most memorable flicks of this year. But to be a blockbuster, the movie will also have to compete with another star-studded project- Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer which is dropping on the same date.

Barbie is all set to hit the theaters on July 21, 2023.

Source: Vogue/Twitter

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Written by Subham

Subham Mandal is currently working as a content writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. He has written more than 800 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.