Margot Robbie raised money for charity by mandating “pink day” on the set of Barbie and fining her co-stars and crew members if they failed to wear a pink item of clothing.
The Australian actor, 33, stars as the titular Mattel doll in Greta Gerwig’s forthcoming comedy co-starring Ryan Gosling as Barbie’s boyfriend, Ken.
In a new interview with People, Gosling, 42, explained the reasoning behind “pink day”.
“Margot had this pink day once a week, where everyone had to wear something pink. And if you didn’t, you were fined,” he said. “She would go around collecting the fines, and she would donate it to a charity.”
“What was really special was just how excited the male crew members were. At the end of the film, they all got together and, with their own money, made pink crew shirts with rainbow fringe,” Gosling added.
“It was this opportunity for them to show their respect and admiration for what Margot and Greta were creating. It was almost like that scene at the end of Dead Poets Society, where they all get on their desk and say, ‘O captain! My captain!’”
Simu Liu, who plays another version of Ken doll, also revealed that Robbie hosted a sleepover for…