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'I've been told I'm aggressive' - Daisy


Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley has expressed shock at being labelled "intimidating" on the set of Chaos Walking.

The Stars Wars actress (28) appears alongside Spider-Man star Tom Holland (24) in Doug Liman's big-screen adaptation of author Patrick Ness's dystopian young adult novel series.


The feature, which is slated for release next year, follows Todd Hewitt (Holland) as he discovers Viola (Ridley), a mysterious girl who crash lands on his planet, where all the women have disappeared.

Ridley recalled receiving the comment one day while she was having her char- acter's blonde wig fitted.

She also revealed one director she previously worked with had told her that her energy was "quite aggressive".

"I've been told I'm intimidating," Ridley told Tatler.

"That was on Chaos Walking. I was having my hair done, having my wig put on. I remember thinking, 'God, should I be smaller? Should I be quieter?'

"I've been called aggressive, too. My energy is 'quite aggressive'. That was during a meeting with a director.

"I was thinking, 'But why? Is it because I maintained eye contact? Is it because I'm passionate about what we're talking about?' I dunno.

"You have that horrible feeling of, 'Do I not come across the way I think I do?'"

The actress, who appears on the cover of Tatler's February issue, also said the effects of shooting to fame following the release of 2015's The Force Awakens were "challenging".