Jared Leto Sent Margot Robbie A Pet Rat While In His Role As The Joker


Jared Leto is taking his role as the Joker in "Suicide Squad" very seriously.

He delved so deep into the part, he sent a live rat to Margot Robbie, the actress who plays Harley Quinn.

I suppose Leto thought it was something the Joker would do.

Adam Beach, who plays Slipknot in the film, told E! News,

Originally, Robbie kept the rat and named it Rat Rat. Although crew members on the film suggested she kill the thing, the actress disagreed.

In an interview with Elle magazine, Robbie said,

However, the rat no longer lives with Robbie.

It actually resides with director Guillermo del Toro. Jai Courtney, who plays Captain Boomerang in the film, revealed that little tidbit in the interview below.

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The rat apparently made its way to del Toro via a costume designer who worked on the set of "Suicide Squad."

The director said,

Citations: Margot Robbie Kept Pet Rat That Suicide Squad Co Star Jared Leto Sent Her (ABC News)