Margot Robbie has her fair share of talents. As an actress, she is in high demand in the city of Hollywood. However, the Australian also knows other facets of the industry. In 2014, she co-founded her own production company, LuckyChap Entertainment. But Once upon a time…in Hollywood star he has some lesser known talents as well. For example, she once won an eating contest and saved an astonishing amount of spaghetti in just one hour.
Why Margot Robbie challenged her ‘Neighbors’ co-star to a spaghetti eating contest
Robbie makes no secret that he has a competitive streak. In fact, her need to prove a point of her own is what led her to eat an exorbitant amount of spaghetti. One day, while she was on the set of an Australian soap opera, neighbours, had an argument with her co-star and good friend. The couple were talking about her appetites and who ate the most. However, when Robbie’s friend argued that he ate more because he was a man, the suicide squad actor challenged him to a competition.
How much spaghetti did the actors consume in one hour?
In the meantime Jimmy Kimmel Live! Robbie described the details of the eating competition. According to the producer, the person who could eat the most spaghetti bolognese in one hour would be declared the winner. His co-workers rushed to place their bets and started filming, and then Robbie and his friend started munching.
Robbie says the spaghetti meal was “probably the most physically and mentally difficult thing I’ve ever done in my life.” However, after the 60 minutes were up, she was declared the winner. The actress had eaten a staggering 1.8kg of spaghetti compared to 1.3kg for her friend. For those on the imperial system, Robbie ate just under 4 pounds of spaghetti, or about four boxes of pasta.
Robbie got very sick after winning the competition.
After Robbie was declared the winner, she claims she earned a lot of respect from her coworkers. “I took pride in being just like the whole team, and it was a momentous moment,” Robbie said. “It was beautiful.” But Robbie’s victorious feelings were short-lived. Once she was called back to the set, she found herself unable to move.
Robbie was so unable to work that the set nurse had to come help her. “She gave me what little kids get when they swallow poison,” Robbie admitted. She “She told Me: ‘Drink that and you’ll be sick in two seconds.'” And Robbie threw up. In just a few minutes, The wolf of Wall Street alum it was a projectile of vomit. However, the actor seems to think the experience was worth it to be declared the ultimate spaghetti champion.