This Barbie helps writers’ and actors’ rights! Margot Robbie joined the SAG-AFTRA rally as she was noticed on the picket line on Wednesday. Margot Robbie starred in and produced the most important movie of the yr, Barbie. Fans reacted to Margot’s photos that rapidly went viral on social media. (Also learn: Barbie’s Greta Gerwig is first ladies director to enter Hollywood’s billionaire membership, movie earns $1bn)
Margot Robbie joins protest rally
The Oscar nominee wore an outsized white SAG-AFTRA T-shirt, and saved her blonde hair down as she joined fellow actors and writers within the rally in West Hollywood. Also noticed proper behind her was Samara Weaving. Both of them had starred in final yr’s Babylon. They seen holding indicators and chanting slogans in help of the strikes.
As photos of Margot Robbie marching on the strike line went viral, followers took to X (previously Twitter) and reacted within the feedback. On wrote, “Good for her, and also for the equally awesome Samara Weaving right behind her.” Another stated, “She looks like she just rolled out of bed in that shirt and still looks fine as hell.” A fan wrote, ‘that is how strikes are received.” “Come on Barbie lets go strike!” said another. “This Barbie believes in truthful wages and union illustration,” quipped another fan.
The strike began on July 14, just a week before Margot Robbie’s Barbie saw the theatrical release on July 21. The Greta Gerwig film that starred her and Ryan Gosling as Mattel dolls, created a box office phenomenon at the box office and collected a whopping $1 billion globally.
Due to the ongoing strike, several Hollywood productions and promotional tours have been halted. The members of the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) went on strike to provide its members with fair negotiations with studios and streaming services.
Earlier, while giving interviews during the London premiere, Margot had been asked by Sky News if she will be supporting the strike. To this, she said, “Absolutely,” and added, “I very much am in support of all the unions and I’m a part of SAG, so I would absolutely stand by them.”