Daisy Ridley Shares Insecurities in Powerful Self-Esteem Message: 'I Actually Do Love Myself'
By John Boone
Daisy Ridley is going #NoFilter where it counts.
The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress got personal on Instagram in a powerful message about self-esteem, alongside a selfie that boasted, "I woke up like this #nomakeup #nofilter."
"3 of these statements aren't true... Social media is great but also a bit scary cause what people post is the most filtered, most carefully chosen and cleverly edited moments of their lives," the 24-year-old star explains. "And self-esteem is a huge issue for people around the world."
Ridley, who recently hit back at body shamers and refused to apologize for "how she looks," went on to reveal her own insecurities, saying, "My skin isn't great, so I don't post no makeup selfies, much as I'd like to."
"I have a trainer urging me on in workouts and don't include all the times I say 'I can't do it' and I don't smile all the time but I like to share the pictures where I am," she added.
Still, in the end, she writes, "I actually do love myself. I try to think good thoughts always and am surrounded by the most wonderful people, so I'm keeping it balanced (like the Force, obvs)."