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Viola Davis Confirms Long-Standing Rumor About Something That Happened on the Set of 'Suicide Squad'

Viola Davis Confirms Long-Standing Rumor About Something That Happened on the Set of 'Suicide Squad'

Viola Davis is looking back at her time on the set of Suicide Squad.

Back in 2016, rumors began circulating that Jared Leto was so committed to his role as the Joker that he sent his co-star Margot Robbie a gift box with a live rat inside.

Margot then shared that Jared had sent her a live rat during filming in order to help establish chemistry between their two characters.

Jared later addressed the story in an interview with GQ, telling the outlet that rumors he had gifted her a dead rat were “not true.”

In a recent profile of Margot for British Vogue, Viola confirmed the rumor and revealed that Margot surprising reaction to his prank!

Click inside to read what she said…

According to the How to Get Away with Murder actress, the cast had gotten together for a rehearsal when everyone except Margot realized that Jared was about to prank her.

“I was saying loudly, ‘Don’t open the box!’ I was halfway out the door when she opened the box,” Viola said.

When Robbie opened the box she “saw the biggest black rat you could imagine.”

Viola seemed to be most shocked by what Margot did next.

“Then… she cooed at it. No fear. Open. Receptive. Full of joy,” she recalled.

Suicide Squad 2‘s trailer “leaked” last month and you can watch it here!

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