Margot Robbie, it turns out, is an enormous Harry Potter nerd.
The actress loves Harry Potter so much that she lied to her mother and optometrist about needing glasses, so she could look like Harry, she recently revealed.
On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” Kimmel dug up an old photo of Robbie where she’s sitting in bed, drinking a cup of tea, and reading “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth book in the series.
“This is literally the most embarrassing photo of my whole life,” Robbie said. “Weirdly enough, I actually think that was on my thirteenth birthday… I have braces, which I had for two years. I was really into slicking my hair back — God knows why. And I’m wearing glasses, which I didn’t actually need. I have 20/20 vision. and I lied to get glasses so I could look like Harry Potter.”
The story makes sense — the book came out on June 21, 2003, a couple of weeks before Robbie’s thirteenth birthday. Like a true Harry Potter fan, she spent it sitting in bed, reading the book with a cup of tea.
Check out Kimmel’s interview with Robbie below:
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