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Margot Robbie trends as Trevor Noah recreates bathtub scene trying to explain stock market fiasco

Margot Robbie trends on Twitter as Trevor Noah tries to explain GameStop and stock market fiasco by recreating her bathtub scene in The Big Short

  • The 30-year-old Australian star’s infamous bathtub scene from 2015 film The Big Short was highlighted by social media users trying to figure Wall Street out
  •  Then 36-year-old Noah used the opportunity to actually explain the fiasco while channeling Robbie’s character (and accent) in a hilarious clip for The Daily Show
  • Many social media users praised the Comedy Central for the clip as they found it helpful in trying to understand what had occurred 
  • Margot made a cameo appearance in the original film back in 2015 as she laid in a bubble bath with a glass of champagne 
  • She explained Wall Street trader Lewis Ranieri’s mortgage-backed securities, which he is considered the ‘father’ of 
  • The hubbub began on Reddit as subreddit WallStreetBets has led the charge to inflate stock in order to punish hedge funds 
  • WallStreetBets users had previously shared messages hyping up GameStop’s stock and urged other investors to hold on to their shares or buy more
  • The campaign effectively sent the GameStop’s shares up by 1,700 per cent in four weeks, with three of its largest individual investors gaining more than $3 million in net worth during the stock’s staggering rally 

GameStop, AMC, stock market, Robinhood,  and Wall Street have been the buzzwords of the internet the past few days.

And the frenzy has hit such a fever pitch that Margot Robbie somehow began trending on social media.

The 30-year-old Australian star’s infamous bathtub scene from 2015 film The Big Short was highlighted by social media users looking for answers to what was going on in Wall Street.

Stunning: Margot Robbie’s infamous bathtub scene from 2015 film The Big Short was highlighted by social media users looking for answers to what was going on in Wall Street

Seeing double: Then Trevor Noah used the opportunity to actually explain the fiasco while channeling Robbie's character (and accent) in a hilarious clip for The Daily Show

Seeing double: Then Trevor Noah used the opportunity to actually explain the fiasco while channeling Robbie's character (and accent) in a hilarious clip for The Daily Show

Seeing double: Then Trevor Noah used the opportunity to actually explain the fiasco while channeling Robbie’s character (and accent) in a hilarious clip for The Daily Show

Then Trevor Noah used the opportunity to actually explain the fiasco while channeling Robbie’s character (and accent) in a hilarious clip for The Daily Show.

The 36-year-old South African comedian’s head was superimposed on Robbie’s as he put his best Australian accent on for the parody clip as he attempted to explain what was going on in the simplest way possible.

He said: ‘Basically, there’s a group of people on Reddit who don’t use the stock market to bet, they use it to gamble.

'This is the best that we could do': The 36-year-old South African comedian's head was superimposed on Robbie's as he put his best Australian accent on for the parody clip as he attempted to explain what was going on in the simplest way possible

‘This is the best that we could do’: The 36-year-old South African comedian’s head was superimposed on Robbie’s as he put his best Australian accent on for the parody clip as he attempted to explain what was going on in the simplest way possible

He said: 'Basically, there’s a group of people on Reddit who don’t use the stock market to bet, they use it to gamble'

He said: ‘Basically, there’s a group of people on Reddit who don’t use the stock market to bet, they use it to gamble’

He also said: 'And yeah, that’s what a lot of serious investors do too, but these guys on Reddit are more honest about it and they love to troll the people who aren’t'

He also said: ‘And yeah, that’s what a lot of serious investors do too, but these guys on Reddit are more honest about it and they love to troll the people who aren’t’

‘And yeah, that’s what a lot of serious investors do too, but these guys on Reddit are more honest about it and they love to troll the people who aren’t.’

Many social media users praised the Comedy Central for the clip as they found it helpful in trying to understand what had occurred.

One wrote: ‘Saw some discussion about what happened and was trying to figure out what happened. Then came across this wonderful segment and now it all falls into place. 

‘Now I can say learned about it from Trevor sitting in a bath tub drinking wine and making sure to not get caught by Margot.’

'Now it all falls into place': Many social media users praised the Comedy Central for the clip as they found it helpful in trying to understand what had occurred

‘Now it all falls into place’: Many social media users praised the Comedy Central for the clip as they found it helpful in trying to understand what had occurred

Another wrote: ‘Come on, Trevor. You know it’s only wrong and unethical when dirty commoners do it! When rich people do that we put them on a pedestal, follow them on Twitter, and let them influence government policies to further damn the lower class. *Sexy*’

Some were just happy that the every man was able to stick it to the hedge funders.

A user posted a .GIF of a baby dancing with the caption: ‘A bunch of nerds figured out how to exploit hedge funds’ love of short equity positions. I love it!!!’

Iconic: Margot made a cameo appearance in the original film back in 2015 as she laid in a bubble bath with a glass of champagne to explain Wall Street trader Lewis Ranieri's mortgage-backed securities, which he is considered the 'father' of

Iconic: Margot made a cameo appearance in the original film back in 2015 as she laid in a bubble bath with a glass of champagne to explain Wall Street trader Lewis Ranieri’s mortgage-backed securities, which he is considered the ‘father’ of

Margot made a cameo appearance in the original film back in 2015 as she laid in a bubble bath with a glass of champagne to explain Wall Street trader Lewis Ranieri’s mortgage-backed securities, which he is considered the ‘father’ of.

The hubbub began on Reddit as subreddit WallStreetBets has led the charge to inflate stock in order to punish hedge funds. 

WallStreetBets users had previously shared messages hyping up GameStop’s stock and urged other investors to hold on to their shares or buy more. 

Interesting: The hubbub began on Reddit as subreddit WallStreetBets has led the charge to inflate stock in order to punish hedge funds by hyping up GameStop stock

Interesting: The hubbub began on Reddit as subreddit WallStreetBets has led the charge to inflate stock in order to punish hedge funds by hyping up GameStop stock

The campaign effectively sent the GameStop’s shares up by 1,700 per cent in four weeks, with three of its largest individual investors gaining more than $3 million in net worth during the stock’s staggering rally.

They also hyped up shares for theater chain AMC, BlackBerry, retailer Express, headphone maker Koss, swimwear line Naked Brand Group, and Nokia. 

It even drew the attention of the White House, with President Biden’s press secretary saying his team is ‘monitoring the situation’.

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