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Daisy Ridley: Social media is bad for mental health

Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley says becoming famous made her delete her social media. The 25-year-old, who stars as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, quit Instagram earlier this year. In an interview with Radio Times, she says she did it because of how bad it is for mental health. Ridley says: “The more I read about teenage anxiety, the more I think it’s highly unhealthy for people’s mental health.” She adds: “It’s such a weird thing for young people to look at distorted images of things they should…

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Daisy Ridley denies wanting to leave Star Wars movies

Daisy Ridley has denied reports that she wants to give up the role of Rey at the end of the current series. Daisy will be in the latest movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi and is due to be in the ninth episode. “When I did sign up, I did sign up for three films and that’s where I sort of saw the story ending,” she said. “I think everyone has perhaps taken that as me going, ‘I don’t want anything to do with it’ which is vastly untrue because…

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Daisy Goodwin: 'I was groped by 10 Downing Street official'

A TV producer has said she was groped by a government official during a visit to 10 Downing Street. Daisy Goodwin, who created the ITV series Victoria, told the Radio Times the man put his hand on her breast after a meeting to discuss a proposed TV show when David Cameron was PM. Ms Goodwin said she was “cross” at the time, but did not report the incident. Downing Street said it took allegations seriously and officials would look into a formal complaint, should one be made. Ms Goodwin said…

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Tatler magazine apologises for offensive caption about Downton Abbey actor Daisy Lewis

Glossy magazine Tatler has apologised “unreservedly” to Downton Abbey actor Daisy Lewis for an offensive story in its current issue. Lewis was listed in a “Little Black Book” Tatler feature listing the “most selectable, delectable eligibles of the year.” Lewis was referred to as being “loud. Which makes her fun at a party. And in bed. Probably.” Daisy Lewis queried whether Tatler writers read the news. Photo: AP The actress took to Twitter to post a picture of the offensive section in the magazine with the hashtags #misogyny and #loudwomen. “I’m really…

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