Jordan Belfort's real ex-wife shares what Margot Robbie scene Wolf of Wall Street actually got right
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The ex-wife of the real-life 'Wolf of Wall Street' has revealed one particular Margot Robbie scene that the hit movie accurately took from real life.
The fact of the matter is, though, this is a pretty wild world, and the real Jordan Belfort went hard during his time at Stratton Oakmont.
While Leonardo DiCaprio portrays Belfort in the film, it's Robbie who plays his wife Naomi. In real life, Belfort's ex-wife is called Nadine Macaluso; a woman who was there to witness so many of Belfort's antics.
After watching the movie, Macaluso took to social media to share her side of the story about the accuracy of it and admitted that 'if you look at it through Jordan's lens it's really accurate'.
However, she continued: "I think that if you look at it through my lens it wasn’t, and that makes sense because that was actually how our marriage was."
Now working as a therapist, Macaluso often gets asked whether the events depicted in Wolf of Wall Street are 'really true'.
She's explained that 'a lot of it wasn't exactly true', but there is one scene featuring Robbie which was 'totally true'.
Fans of the film will remember one moment in which Belfort splashes out and buys his wife a yacht on their wedding day - a gift which naturally shocks Robbie's character.
Macaluso has previously revealed that her husband 'did not' actually buy a boat for their wedding day, and instead bought it after they welcomed their daughter, Chandler.
"I did not want to buy the yacht ironically," she said. "And he was like 'Nope, I'm buying a yacht and I'm calling it the Nadine'. And I was like 'Okay, here we go'."
So, the pair came to have a yacht, and it was after this that the events behind the 'real' scene took place - one in which Naomi, Jordan and his pals are caught in a ferocious storm while aboard the massive yacht and very nearly meet their death.
Explaining 'the boat scene was totally true', Macaluso shared real life footage of the moment they were saved by the Italian Navy after violent waves repeatedly struck the boat.
The incident took place in June 1996, but thankfully everyone on board was able to escape.
"It was horrific, horrifying, we were in a squall for 12 to 18 hours and we lived, thank god, for my kids," she said.