When it comes to Harley Quinn, people have opinions. When it comes to David Ayer’s Suicide Squad-version of Harley Quinn, people seem to have even stronger
opinions. Margot Robbie, the actor who actually gets to wear her character’s costume as she attempts to inhabit the DC Comics antihero role in the film, should honestly have the last word as pertains to her own version of Harley Quinn. If it’s cool with Robbie, it’s cool with me.
Of course, talk turned to her role of crackpot psychologist and damaged romantic interest of the Joker, Harley Quinn. Rather than delve into the psychological trauma that makes the character endlessly interesting, Robbie spent much of her time defending the character’s wardrobe, which seems to be a hot topic of conversation these days.
Robbie’s take on Quinn’s sense of fashion is that she’s “wearing hot pants because they’re sparkly and fun,” she said, not because “she wanted guys to look at her butt.”
She added, “As Margot, no, I don’t like wearing that. I’m eating burgers at lunchtime, and then you go do a scene where you’re hosed down and soaking wet in a white T- shirt, it’s so clingy and you’re self-conscious about it.”