Emotional Margot Robbie learns she was nominated for SAG Award: 'Oh, my God!'

"Oh, my God! What?!" she said on ABC News' "Popcorn With Peter Travers."

ByMICHAEL ROTHMAN, ALEXA VALIENTE and ANGELA WILLIAMS
December 13, 2017, 2:14 PM

— -- "I, Tonya" star Margot Robbie was nominated for her first SAG Award on Tuesday, and she found out during a taping of ABC News' "Popcorn With Peter Travers."

While talking about the acclaimed film focused on the life of Olympian Tonya Harding, Robbie turned to her publicist in the room and said, "Oh, my God! What?!"

PHOTO: Margot Robie appears on "Popcorn with Peter Travers" at ABC News studios, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York City.
Margot Robie appears on "Popcorn with Peter Travers" at ABC News studios, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York City.
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It's at that moment she found out about the great honor.

"That's so exciting!" she added after congratulations from host Peter Travers. "Oh, my God, amazing. Oh, wow."

PHOTO: Margot Robbie found out about her SAG Awards best actress nomination for "I, Tonya" during her interview on ABC News' "Popcorn With Peter Travers."
Margot Robbie found out about her SAG Awards best actress nomination for "I, Tonya" during her interview on ABC News' "Popcorn With Peter Travers."
Maryellen McGrath/ABC

The longtime Rolling Stone critic said that he "never got a reaction at that moment" when someone is overjoyed to find out his or her work is being recognized.

"Breaking news! That was, like, as immediate as it could be," Robbie said. "When you make the film, you're so worried about actually pulling it off and making it or even making the days or even getting everything shot so you can piece it all together to have a film that you kind of forget about the part when you show everyone and wait to see what they think. Yeah, it's scary. So now everyone knows. Now we know that everyone thinks it's good. That's really nice."

PHOTO: Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in a scene from "I, Tonya."
Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in a scene from "I, Tonya."
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Watch the full clip above and check back for the full interview with Robbie on "I, Tonya."

PHOTO: Sebastian Stan as Jeff Gillooly, left, and Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in a scene from "I, Tonya."
Sebastian Stan as Jeff Gillooly, left, and Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in a scene from "I, Tonya."
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