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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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Director Ridley Scott talks about replacing Kevin Spacey in new film

Director Ridley Scott has spoken about his decision to replace Kevin Spacey in his new film. The actor had filmed one of the lead roles in All the Money in the World, which finished shooting earlier this year and is due out next month. Spacey has been replaced by Christopher Plummer, however, after allegations of sexual harassment emerged against him. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Scott said: “You can’t tolerate any kind of behaviour like that.” The director said: “You can’t condone that kind of behaviour in any shape…

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