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'Barbie' Cast Test How Well They Know Each Other

The stars of 'Barbie,' Margot Robbie, Issa Rae, America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon & Greta Gerwig, test who knows one another best in this episode of Vanity Fair Game Show. They filmed a movie together, but how much do they actually know about each other? If Margot had a pet parrot, what would she teach it to say? Who was America's greatest icon growing up? Who would sing the theme song to Issa's life? What's Greta's worst habit? What makes Kate laugh the most at the end of the day?

SAG-AFTRA members are currently on strike; as part of the strike, union actors are not promoting their film and TV projects. This video was conducted prior to the strike.

Director: Funmi Sunmonu and Noël Jean
Director of Photography: Matt Krueger
Line Producer: Romeeka Powell
Associate Producers: Emebeit Beyene, Rafael Vasquez
Production Manager: Andressa Pelachi
Production Coordinator: Kariesha Kidd
Talent Booker: Lauren Mendoza
Camera Operator: Jon Corum
Audio: Mike Robertson, Will Miller
Production Assistants: Fernando Barajas, Liza Antonova

Released on 07/19/2023


Hi, I'm Kate McKinnon.

Hi, I'm Greta Gerwig.

Hey, I'm Issa Rae.

I'm America Ferrera.

I'm Margot Robbie,

and today we are gonna be testing

how well we know each other with Vanity Fair.

[upbeat theme music]

What is my favorite reality TV show?

Love Island.

Oh, is it Love Island?

Love Island.

[bell dings]

I thought we'd get that one quite quickly.


UK only.

Yeah, I've never watched the other ones.

If I had a pet parrot, what would I teach it to say?

Good day, mate.


Promise me when we get to Australia,

you don't do that to anyone, Issa.

I won't, I'll be so good.

If you had a pet parrot,

I feel like you would teach it.

Well, I don't know,

I just keep imagining you'd teach it to open a beer.

Oh, that's good, yes.

Do you want a pet parrot?

No, I don't think I've ever vocalized wanting one,

but now I'm hearing these answers and the beer thing.

I'm all on board for that.

What do you think I would teach it?

I think you would want it to say, I like you.

You're nice, you're a good person.

Not that you need reminding of that,

but who doesn't wanna be told,

You're a good person, you have good values.

Something like that.

The parrot didn't have to have that voice, you know?

Okay, I really like that answer.

Oh my God, I like you.

The parrot is also drowning.


I don't know what I'd want a parrot to say.

I have no idea.

I'm gonna go with all three of those.

Good day, mate, here's your beer, and then I like you.


How long can I hold my breath?

Five minutes.


[All] Wow!

She learned.

Yeah, I learned, I mean, yeah.

For 'Birds of Prey'.

If you all had four lessons with a free diver,

you'd be able to hold it for five minutes too.

Five minutes, that's extraordinary.

That's great.

Have we not had this conversation before?

I love that there's still something you don't know about me.

Oh my God, this is like a fever dream I had one time.

Look at the smile on you.


Don't know if you guys know this,

but America loves a game.

Oh, I like this one.

If I was a drink, what kind of drink would I be?

Ooh, A pina colada, 'cause that's my favorite.


An old fashioned.

A margarita.

What kind of margarita?

Spicy. Spicy margarita.

Yes, spicy margarita.


You're close, but you're missing a key element.

Mescal, spicy mescal margarita.

That's right.

Ding ding ding ding.

That's right.

As soon as I said, I was like, I actually know what this is.

Spicy mescal, I'm smokey and grounded

but spicy and sometimes sweet, but not always.

Yeah, that is totally okay.

What's my guilty pleasure?

Cookie dough.

Is it food related?

No, it's not food related.

Okay, Greta is very certain.

Is it an activity?

Oh, I bet a massage or something.

Yeah, self care.

I know, self care is you guilty self guilty pleasure.

Self care is you guilty pleasure.

Is that a guilty pleasure or the same thing?

Or looking on Redfin and fantasizing about other lives.

No, I don't feel guilty about any of those things,

but my guilty pleasure would be

I'm gonna really regret saying this.

Being away from your kids.

No, it's.

Being away from your family.

It's not showering for a few days.


I would never have expected that.

One of you knows the answer to this.

Who was my favorite icon growing up?

I don't know why I keep thinking Barbara Streisand,

but that's who I'm thinking right now.

But I know it's not that, but I'm thinking that.

You're close.

Yes, I know. Yeah, yeah.

Oh, oh, oh.

[Margot] Liza Minnelli.

Bette Midler.

Bette Midler, Bette Midler.

Bette Midler.

Bette Midler.

That's why I thought Barbara Streisand.

I didn't get to hear the rest of your answers.

I said Liza Minnelli

'cause I was thinking of Cabaret and you.

I love her.

Issa, your turn.

Oh me, oh, okay.

Some might say this is an exercise in Vanity.

What was the name of my first web series?

Oh, oh, Awkward Black Girl.

Yes, I was about to say.

It's actually a trick question.

Oh, there's one before that?

There were two before that,

but I appreciate that you guys knew that.

What's the?

My first, I made it in college called Dorm Diaries.

Dorm Diaries, that sounds.

That's super deep cut.

It's super, super deep cut.

But you know what, you guys got it right.

I don't actually know this.

Who would sing slash rap the theme song to my life?

Obviously you, because obviously we know you.

I feel like you guys are convincing me of that fact,

but I'm not a good rapper.

Okay, can we guess who you're gonna say?

Yes, you can guess right now

'cause there's a person right now.

If you were to pick someone?

Are they alive?

They're alive.

They're popping.

Ice Spice?

America, no.

[America and Greta laughing]

Actually, I already know that it would've been a no.

I would say Nicki Minaj.

That's a good choice and I wouldn't be mad if she did it.

Cardi B. Cardi B?


Megan The Stallion.


[all cheering]

These were all good answers.

I would be honored if any of those did it.

For the most part.

I've been sitting on my questions.

I thought, I don't have another pile.

What's my worst habit?

Biting your nails.

[Greta] No.

Worst habit?

Is it something to do with cleanliness?

I dunno, I heard the shower thing before, now I don't know.

Is it referencing obscure German silent films

that nobody knows?

That might be part of it.

No, I think my absolute worst habit is,

well you wouldn't know this

because you guys aren't living with me all the time.

I mean, I'm really messy.

I was just really, I mean, I'm a messy person.

Noah always comes home and he is like,

I can tell exactly what you did

because there's a trail of crap.

And he's like, you walked in, you kicked off your shoes,

you ate some cheese, you decided you didn't like the cheese.

You left it there, you opened all the cabinets,

you walked all the way to the back of the house

and now you've left your winter coat on the bed.

[all laughing]

What's my go-to karaoke song?

Closer to Fine.

Oh, that's a good guess.


Welcome to the Jungle.

Oh, good.

Wow, is it that?

No. Oh.

It's a tie.

Wait, you wanna guess one?

No, I'm gonna go Closer to Fine.

Okay, yeah, Closer to Fine would be good.

Mariah Carey.

[Margot] Fantasy.

♪ You will always be a part of me. ♪

Oh, oh yeah.

Always Be My Baby?

[Issa] Always Be My Baby.

Yeah, no.

Oh, that's a good one.

It's a tie between Loretta Lynn's Fist City

and Billy Joel's We Didn't Start the Fire.

That's a good one, that's a good karaoke.

[America] We should have done this at the sleepover.

[Margot] We should have, how did we not?


What makes me laugh harder than anything else.

Your cat.

Your cat does make you laugh.

Cause whenever I talk like a cat.

Your sister.

All true.

All true.

But the thing that makes me laugh the most

ultimately, the end of the day.



What game show do I think I could win?

Wheel of Fortune.

I was gonna say that.


Oh. Oh, that's a good one.

Naked and Afraid.

Yeah, Naked and Afraid.

It's Naked and Afraid.

Wow. Wow.

You really think you could win that?

No, I don't.

Is that a game show, there's a winner?

There is, yes.

Are there though?

Is there a winner?

What's my most prized possession?

Your cats.

Your Cat.

And my sister, yes.

Oh, you own her.

You possess your sister.

Possess her.

Who won?

I learned so much about you all and I feel happy.

We learned more about each other.

[all laughing]

[America] Thanks Vanity Fair.

[Kate] Thanks Vanity Fair.

Starring: Margot Robbie, Kate McKinnon , Issa Rae, Greta Gerwig, America Ferrera

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