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."
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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)."