Margot Robbie “Regrets” Doing This Scene in “The Wolf of Wall Street”

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By Black Widow

Margot Robbie, known for her outstanding performances in various films, has shared a candid anecdote about a scene from her early career in The Wolf of Wall Street.

Despite her success and critical acclaim in recent years, Robbie recalls a particular moment from the movie that she would rather forget.

A Memorable Role:

Robbie’s breakout role as Naomi, the second wife of millionaire stockbroker Jordan Belfort (played by Leonardo DiCaprio), in The Wolf of Wall Street earned her recognition and catapulted her career forward.

The film’s story delves into the world of excess, featuring explicit scenes involving sex, drugs, and money.

Uncomfortable Filming Experience:

One scene, in particular, required Robbie and DiCaprio to engage in intimate moments while under the influence of copious amounts of cocaine on a bed of banknotes.

To achieve authenticity, counterfeit money was used during the filming, which led to an unexpected challenge for Robbie.

Unexpected Consequences:

Robbie revealed in a 2017 interview with The Daily Beast that the movie money used on the set had a texture vastly different from real currency.

As a result, the intimate scene left Robbie with a million paper cuts on her back, causing her discomfort and pain. The film crew was shocked to see her back covered in red scratches after the scene.

Robbie’s Cautionary Advice:

Reflecting on the experience, Robbie humorously advised against attempting such a scene in real life, jokingly saying, “If anyone is ever planning on having sex on top of a pile of cash: don’t.”

Margot Robbie’s frank revelation sheds light on the challenges and sacrifices actors may face while filming explicit scenes in their pursuit of authentic performances.

Despite the discomfort, Robbie’s portrayal of Naomi in The Wolf of Wall Street contributed significantly to her rise as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents.