Michael Cera says he wasn't in the "Barbie" group chat because he has a flip phone

Michael Cera says he wasn’t in the “Barbie” group chat because he has a flip phone

It only makes sense that all the Barbies and Kens from the upcoming Greta Gerwig movie were in a group chat together, but one Ken said he missed all the text message shenanigans.

During a recent interview for People‘S Barbie special issueSimu Liu revealed that since Margot Robbie hosted a sleepover for all the Barbies, all the Kens have decided to start a group chat with them to “show our support but not bully our presence.”

But Michael Cera said he was left out of the conversation because “I don’t have an iPhone. …I have a flip phone.” Cera noted that it suited him, adding, “I keep thinking I wouldn’t be a part of (the group chat) anyway, because (my character) Allan is kind of him in his little world.”

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It is not the first time that the Very bad the actor has been open about his dislike of modern technology. He said The Hollywood Reporter during an interview in February that he wasn’t interested in having social media or a smartphone.

“This is a conscious choice, because I honestly feel a little bit scared about it, like I could really lose control of my waking life,” she said at the time. “Just when people started having smartphones, when there were Blackberries, I had lunch with a friend of mine who was my best friend at the time, and he had just picked up a Blackberry, and throughout the meal he was texting and e-mails and I was sitting there alone and bored.So I had an initial aversion to them.

As for the Barbie cast, texting in a group chat wasn’t the only thing they all did together during filming. Ryan Gosling also revealed that Robbie introduced a mandatory pink dress code on set once a week.

“Margot had this pink day once a week where everyone had to wear something pink. And if you didn’t, you got fined,” she explained. “She would go around collecting fines and donate them to a charity.”

Gosling noted that not only did the cast enjoy themselves, but that it was “pretty special” to see the male crew members get excited as well.

“At the end of the movie, they all got together and, with their own money, they made pink T-shirts with rainbow fringes,” she said. “It was a chance for them to show respect and admiration for what Margot and (director) Greta (Gerwig) were creating. It was almost like that scene at the end of The Society of Dead Poets, where everyone climbs up to their desk and says, ‘O Captain! My captain!'”

It’s safe to say that all the Barbies, Kens and crew members had a set full of laughs. Robbie also said he ruined many of Gosling’s takes because he was “laughing at everything”.

“Ryan is the most comedically gifted actor I’ve ever worked with. He really is,” Robbie added. “He is known for his dramatic acting of him, and rightly so. But he is incredibly gifted with comedy ”.

BarbieAlso starring Issa Rae, Emma Mackey, Kate McKinnon, America Ferrera, Will Ferrell and more, it hits theaters July 21.