Margot Robbie: Jared Leto is Way Scarier Without His Joker Makeup

One would think Margot Robbie would be terrified of her Suicide Squad cast-mate Jared Leto when he’s in full Joker makeup, but the actress who plays Harley Quinn actually found him scarier sans face paint.

In a recent interview with the New York Daily News, Robbie discussed what it was like to work with the Joker 3.0.

Margot Robbie Joker Jared Leto

Credit: Warner Bros.

What he’s doing with the character is so cool. At first it was kind of confronting (to be up close) but now I’m so used to it, I think if I ever saw him out of makeup now I would be really confused. Actually, I saw him out of makeup once and I was actually petrified of him. I was too scared to go up and didn’t know who that person was, and when he got back into his makeup I was far more comfortable.

Maybe that live rat he gifted her (because he’s that method) helped, because this Joker is horrifying for all the wrong reasons.

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