We were very lucky to interview Laura Gilbert of Sydney, Australia. (We kept her up late to do this interview. Friggin time zones!) Laura is new to cosplaying, but has become an overnight success. She's 21 years old, and recently decided to attend Oz Comic Con dressed as her favorite DC character, Harley Quinn. Even in that sea of cosplay she stood out. Big time. She has gained international notoriety due to the fact that her Harley looks identical to Margot Robbie's portrayal in "The Suicide Squad". I dare you to tell them apart.
She adores her new fans and is loving the "bandwagon" ride, as she calls it. While speaking with her, it's obvious she has her priorities in place. She's attending university, wants to become a full time teacher, and is right now tutoring music students as a part-time job. Laura, sorry I tried to talk you into quitting that job, before I knew what it was!)
She also did very well at our Harley Quinn Quiz! A very high pressure quiz it is indeed.
Please follow her on Instagram: Infamous_Harley_Quinn
On twitter she is @lauragbert.
And her email: email@example.com
Also, she is making great stuff on YouTube: just search "Laura Gilbert". The "blooper reel" she includes at the end of her videos are really fun.
THANK YOU LAURA FOR THE GREAT INTERVIEW! To her fans: push her to get a www.patreon.com account, and/or sell prints, whatever generates income. Before long Warner Brothers will knock her door to be in a Harley movie. Keep her enthusiastic! Haha!
Episode disclaimer -- I need to say, I'm sorry... I made an error while recording that created an echo effect throughout the interview. Completely my fault. Chuck and I agreed that it was best to release it because Laura was such a great guest. My apologies to listeners and to Laura! Ugh, still kicking myself over that.
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