Pop Culture Fix: Margot Robbie Wants to Kiss on Poison Ivy in the Next Birds of Prey

A midweek Pop Culture Fix upon you, friends!

+ Margot Robbie wants to romance Poison Ivy as much as you want her to in the next Birds of Prey. 

“Trust me, I chew their ear off about it all the time,” says Robbie, when asked if there has been any discussion of bringing Poison Ivy to the DCEU. “They must be sick of hearing it, but I’m like, ‘Poison Ivy, Poison Ivy. Come on, let’s do it.’ I’m very keen to see a Harley-Poison Ivy relationship on screen. It’d be so fun. So I’ll keep pestering them. Don’t worry.”

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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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