The 27-year-old performing artist inundated herself so profoundly in playing disrespected skater Tonya Harding, she overlooked where the character finished and in scenes inverse Sebastian Stan as her damaging spouse Jeff Gillooly, she “truly thought” their contentions were genuine.
In a meeting with Grazia magazine, she conceded: “I had lost my psyche. I really thought we were these individuals and we were off the set, running down the road shouting at each other and the cameras are pursuing us. I think I was shouting something about expecting to go to doctor’s facility on the grounds that my hand was broken.
“It wasn’t, however I was so gotten up to speed at the time. Furthermore, Sebastian resembled, ‘Margot, where are you going?’ He went to lift me up in light of the fact that I was proceeding to remove down set and I turned and punched him in the head.”
The occurrence just ceased when the team cut recording, and however they were “terrified” by her conduct, she thought that it was “elating”.
She stated: “A couple of times I’ve really figured I wasn’t on set and that I was that character in that time and in that place. To genuinely overlook there’s a camera in your face is extremely hard. When it happens, it’s extremely elating. I don’t know whether this is on the grounds that you’re so drained when you’re taping you’re relatively silly.”
Amid recording, Margot lost all inclination in her arm and needed to experience week after week MRI examines which indicated she had harmed her neck.
She stated: “I don’t think [the numb arm] was associated with the skating.
“[I had the scans] to ensure we weren’t doing any genuine harm. I herniated a plate in my neck.”
‘I, Tonya’ records a standout amongst the most notorious outrages in brandishing history as it takes after the genuine story of Tonya and her better half when they plotted to assault her opponent Nancy Kerrigan before the US Figure Skating Championships in 1994.
The scheming couple subtly enlisted a hooligan to break Nancy’s leg with the goal that she had no real option except to haul out of the then-up and coming Winter Olympics at the same time, in spite of her wounds, the match went ahead to go up against each other in very advertised wearing occasion.
Nancy strikingly won the silver decoration in the Games and, after points of interest of the wrongdoing – known as The Whack Heard Round the World because of the reality she was clubbed around the knee with a rod – became known, Tonya was dispensed a donning lifetime boycott.
Her better half Jeff, then again, was given a two-year jail sentence.