Did the Interviewer Disrespect Harley Quinn? Fans React To Margot Robbie’s Awkward Marvel Mix-Up

Explore the controversy surrounding an interview blunder that confused Margot Robbie’s iconic Harley Quinn with Marvel during the “Birds of Prey” press tour.

By Akshay Sharma
August 27,2023

Margot Robbie, known for her iconic portrayal of Harley Quinn and her recent role in “Barbie,” has been on the path of success. However, even with fame, she has encountered her fair share of awkward moments during interviews. One such incident involving a confusion between her character and Marvel during a “Birds of Prey” press tour has garnered attention from fans.

The Awkward Interview Incident

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie‘s portrayal of Harley Quinn has become synonymous with her name, making her a well-recognized figure in the entertainment industry. During a resurfaced interview, conducted as part of the “Birds of Prey” press tour, an awkward moment unfolded. The interviewer referred to her character as belonging to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, leading to confusion and discomfort.

Harley Quinn’s Realm: DC, Not Marvel

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn
Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn’s identity within the DC universe is well-established, making the Marvel mix-up particularly noticeable. The interviewer’s mistake sparked quick correction from one of the movie’s cast members. Despite the correction, the moment resonated with fans, who took to social media platforms to express their thoughts.

Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn 

Some fans humorously speculated about the motives behind the mix-up, with one Twitter user commenting, “Hey Michael… How much did Disney pay to screw up that line and say Marvel instead of DC. I get it. Disney does that.” Others viewed the mix-up as disrespectful, with one fan asserting, “This Marvel [expletive] is really getting disrespectful! DC is doing things with female characters that the MCU could never do, and a lot of that has to do with Margot fighting for it!”

Robbie’s Reaction: A Subtle Message?

Margot Robbie

As the interview unfolded, Margot Robbie’s reaction remained expressionless, potentially indicating her feelings about the mix-up. While interviewers can make honest mistakes, the confusion surrounding a character as iconic as Harley Quinn raised questions about the incident’s nature, whether unintentional or something more.


Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie’s interview blunder involving a Marvel mix-up during the “Birds of Prey” press tour highlights the fine line interviewers tread in discussing iconic characters. Fans’ reactions reflect the passionate dedication of comic book enthusiasts and the significance of accurately representing beloved characters’ universes. As Robbie continues her journey in the entertainment world, such moments underscore the intricacies of celebrity interviews and the importance of staying well-versed in the intricate lore of fictional universes.