Margot Robbie Reveals the Secrets Behind Barbie’s Iconic High Heel Scene

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By Black Widow

The Barbie movie trailer of Margot Robbie created a buzz with its iconic moments. Particularly one scene, featuring Margot Robbie as Barbie in perfectly arched feet stepping out of pink pom-pom heels, went viral.

Now, Barbie star Margot Robbie has shared the details of how they perfected that memorable shot. Contrary to speculation, Robbie confirmed that it was indeed her real feet in the scene, and it only took a few takes to achieve the desired effect.

Margot Robbie Perfecting the Barbie Doll Foot Arch:

Margot Robbie Reveals the Secrets Behind Barbie's Iconic High Heel Scene

In an interview with Fandango, Robbie disclosed that the shot of her feet with the perfect Barbie doll foot arch required approximately eight takes. She confirmed that the feet shown in the scene were hers. To ensure the shoes wouldn’t come off as she stepped out of them, there were little sticky bits on the floor resembling double-sided tape. Robbie held onto a bar but did not require a harness or additional support.

Authenticity in Filmmaking by Margot Robbie:

Robbie explained her preference for authenticity in her work, including the use of her own hands and feet for inserts. She expressed her dislike for watching a movie and realized that it wasn’t her performing those specific actions. By insisting on doing her own inserts, Robbie strives to maintain a sense of connection between herself and her characters, enhancing the overall authenticity of the film.

Margot Robbie’s Efforts to Include “Barbie Girl” Song:

Margot Robbie Reveals the Secrets Behind Barbie's Iconic High Heel Scene

In another reveal, Robbie shared that she lobbied director Greta Gerwig for the inclusion of Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” in the film’s soundtrack or at least a nod to the iconic 1997 hit. Initially absent from the first trailer, Robbie insisted on finding a way to incorporate the song.

Gerwig assured her that they would incorporate it in a unique manner. Robbie was thrilled when she learned that Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice would collaborate on a remix of “Barbie Girl,” which intensified her excitement, knowing her friends would also be delighted.

Margot Robbie’s insights into the making of the Barbie movie shed light on the effort and attention to detail behind the scenes.

From perfecting the iconic high heel scene with her own feet to advocating for the inclusion of the beloved “Barbie Girl” song, Robbie’s commitment to authenticity and her enthusiasm for the project shine through. Fans can anticipate an authentic and exciting Barbie movie experience when it arrives on the big screen.