Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley opened up about why she doesn’t use social media anymore.
Whereas lots of the Star Wars actors have a powerful presence on social media, sequel trilogy star Daisy Ridley is arguably essentially the most distinguished member of the franchise to haven’t any public social media accounts. Whereas Daisy Ridley as soon as had an Instagram account, she has since deleted the web page and a few followers have been questioning why she left ever since.
One of many extra in style theories is that Daisy Ridley left social media after being the goal of harassment over a submit she shared about stopping gun violence. Nonetheless, the Star Wars actress informed DragCast that her determination to go away was partly made as a result of she by no means wished to be on social media, to start with:
“I used to be requested to go on it, and, on the time, I used to be like, ‘Okay,’ after which it bought to the purpose the place I didn’t wish to be on it and I used to be at my pal’s home in L.A., and I bear in mind being like, ‘Oh, I don’t wish to be on Instagram,’ and so they had been like, ‘Nicely, why don’t you come off?’ and I used to be like, ‘Oh.’ And it was actually a pleasant, autonomous determination. As a result of I used to be like, ‘Oh, I don’t really should be on it. That is good.’ And I all the time had a restrict to what I shared anyway and, actually, my life isn’t that thrilling. So there have been a variety of separate issues.”
Daisy Ridley elaborated why being part of social media simply isn’t part of her character:
“Numerous what I imagine in is about communication and fewer distractions or no matter. I don’t like telephones at tables, that kind of stuff. And I additionally assume it’s that factor of … folks must be extra linked and I believe folks assume they’re extra linked on their telephones however I don’t imagine that, so it’s additionally a secondary factor of, it’s a great way to get a message out however then we’ll all simply be taking a look at our telephones as an alternative of speaking to one another and letting life slip by whereas we’re scrolling.”
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Lucasfilm and director J. J. Abrams be a part of forces as soon as once more to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, distant with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, the place new legends will probably be born and the ultimate battle for freedom is but to come back.
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