What? Margot Robbie As soon as Had a Cardboard Cutout of John Cena in Her Room


From fan to costar! Earlier than Margot Robbie and John Cena teamed up in The Suicide Squad, they’d a shocking historical past collectively.

Throughout a joint look on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday, July 21 — alongside visitor host Anthony Anderson and The Suicide Squad director James Gunn — the Birds of Prey actress, 31, confessed her former fandom.

What? Margot Robbie Had a Cardboard Cutout of John Cena in Her Room for 2 Years
John Cena and Margot Robbie on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!’ ABC/Randy Holmes

“I watched WWE once I was rising up; once I was a child I cherished The Undertaker,” Robbie mentioned within the interview. “After which clearly, once I was a teen, I sort of stopped watching. However then, as a late teen, early 20s, I had a boyfriend who was obsessed with John Cena, a lot in order that he dressed as John Cena for his twenty first birthday and had a cardboard cut-out of John Cena in his bed room.”

That’s proper, Robbie’s boyfriend on the time had bought a life-size cutout of the 44-year-old F9 actor. So, each evening when she went to mattress, Cena was there to observe over her.

“So I slept in a room for 2 years with a life-size cardboard cut-out of John Cena within the room,” she added, explains that seeing his 2-D face within the nook of the room would startle her if she awakened in the course of the evening. “After which I’d be like, ‘Oh, it’s simply John Cena, it’s OK.’”

When the costars first met, Robbie was initially cautious about revealing her former passions to the previous wrestler but ended up spilling the beans some “5 seconds into assembly him.”

After the As soon as Upon a Time… In Hollywood star instructed the story, she defined, “Now I do know that there’s little or no to bizarre out this man!”

Anderson, 50, then introduced out a present for the motion star after listening to concerning the costars’ historical past: A cardboard cut-out of Robbie as Harley Quinn.

What? Margot Robbie Had a Cardboard Cutout of John Cena in Her Room for 2 Years
James Gunn, John Cena, and Margot Robbie on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!’ ABC/Randy Holmes

“You additionally must sleep with that in your room for 2 years,” Robbie jokingly mentioned. “Simply to stage the enjoying subject,” to which Cena nonchalantly agreed.

Throughout the section, the director, 54, revealed his personal historical past with the Black-ish alum. Gunn defined that when he wrote the Scooby-Doo movies within the early 2000s, Anderson was introduced in to learn for a couple of of the characters.

“I needed to congratulate you in your success as a result of we haven’t seen one another in 20 years,” Anderson remarked.

The actors star in Gunn’s tackle The Suicide Squad alongside Idris Elba, Sylvester Stallone, Taika Waititi and Viola Davis, which is slated for launch on August 6.

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