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Margot Robbie Talks About Her Pet Rat and People Reacting to Her Age for ELLE US

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, everyone’s got serious Margot Robbie fever right now. After her breakout role in The Wolf of Wall Street, her acting career has only gone onwards and upwards.

As expected, the more we see of this beautiful blonde on our screens, the more we want to know about her personal life. By gracing ELLE US‘ August 2015 cover, we’ve been delivered a good dose of Margot info to keep us satisfied.

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FYI, Margot is 25. That’s nothing a well worded “Margot Robbie age” Google search couldn’t tell you, but the Aussie actress says some seem pretty shocked when they find that out.

Margot Robbie ELLE cover

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“People seem outraged that I’m 24,” she said at the time of the interview, referring to online commenters. “People think I’m a decade older.” It’s a fair call considering her outstanding success at such a young age.

Margot Robbie ELLE cover

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The type of success which sees a rat land in her lap, so to speak. Given to her by Suicide Squad costar Jared Leto, Margot named the pet Rat Rat. “Original!” Margot Margot said.

It turns out that some of the crew suggested killing the animal, but Margot fought off the recommendation to stay true to her Suicide Squad character. “If Harley got something from Joker, she’d probably cherish it,” she explained, noting that Rat Rat now enjoys organic berries from Whole Foods.

Margot Robbie ELLE cover

Cedric Buchet for ELLE

Find out more about Margot’s interview at ELLE’s website, or pick up a copy for yourself from news stands today.