Why Margot Robbie Thinks Her ‘Bombshell’ Character Will End Up With a Woman

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Bombshell premiered on Dec. 13, 2019. In Bombshell, Margot Robbie performs Kayla Pospisil, a fictional composite character on the heart of the film’s real-life story line. During an interview with Variety, Robbie disclosed that she believes her character will find yourself with a girl after the movie’s occasions.

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Margot Robbie’s character is fictional in ‘Bombshell’

Bombshell covers the real-life sexual harassment allegations towards Fox News founder, Roger Ailes. In Bombshell, Kayla is a conservative millennial who works at Fox. She begins out engaged on Gretchen Carlson’s group, and is later promoted to work for Bill O’Reilly. Most of all, Kayla desires of being an anchor on Fox News.

Kayla’s main story line includes Ailes, performed by John Lithgow, sexually harassing and abusing her. In actual life, Ailes resigned from Fox News after being sued for sexual harassment by Carlson.

A subplot within the film includes Robbie’s character with Jess Carr, a fictional Fox News producer performed by Kate McKinnon. The two develop into mates after Kayla is promoted to O’Reilly’s group with Jess.

Kayla is sexually fluid within the film

When Jess and Kayla initially hit it off as mates,the 2 share a drunken hookup in direction of the start of the film. Jess shares that she is a closeted lesbian, but in addition a closeted Democrat at Fox News. She has not one, however two Hillary Clinton posters which Kayla finds scandalous.

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“My parents would be horrified if I went home with a Democrat,” Kayla says. When Jess presses her about her sexuality, Kayla denies being a lesbian.

“Oh, I’m not a lesbian,” she says nonchalantly.

Robbie instructed Variety not too long ago that she needed to work very laborious to grasp each side of Kayla, together with the very fact she was sexually fluid.

“She’s just slept with a woman!” Robbie instructed Variety. “I wanted to deliver that completely genuinely, not being ironic, not being sarcastic.”

The actress thinks her fictional character would find yourself with a girl

After Kayla and Jess sleep collectively the one time, the 2 stay mates whereas working collectively. At one level through the film, Kayla is seen on a date with a person. Still, Robbie thinks Jess and Kayla could be a compelling couple onscreen.

“I secretly want a spinoff movie where Kayla and Jess go on a road trip with their opposing political views and their blossoming romance,” the actress mentioned.

Robbie additionally mentioned that “she sees Kayla as someone who ‘compartmentalizes’ her attraction to women.”

“And she is not going to acknowledge it until she’s 60,” Robbie added.

The actress additionally instructed Variety she thinks “Kayla will go on to have several marriages to men, and will have kids. But she has a clear picture in her mind of ‘the woman that she eventually leaves them for.’”

Margot Robbie instructed the ‘Bombshell’ director what she thought

Because Robbie devoted a lot time to understanding her character, she felt very invested in what would occur to Kayla after the film. She was so invested, she handed alongside her theories to Bombshell‘s director, Jay Roach.

“Yeah! Jay was probably a little surprised, but entertained by that, I’m sure. I was like, ‘I know this doesn’t come into play in the movie, I just need to know what happens to Kayla,’” Robbie mentioned.

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