Daisy Edgar-Jones was given the “talk of doom” by her parents before she found fame.
The ‘Normal People’ star recalls how her dad sat her down and urged her to “keep her head screwed on” despite her international fame and success.
She said: “My dad had a really good insight into handling the spotlight. He gave me what he called the ‘talk of doom’, which was something they used to do for ‘Big Brother’, where they’d give you a talk on what fame was like. He was good at saying, ‘Keep your head screwed on, keep your feet on the floor, don’t get swept up. ‘You’re still you – you haven’t changed, even if people around you might.'”
Meanwhile, Daisy previously insisted she doesn’t feel the success from ‘Normal People’ is “real”.
The breakthrough star said: “It’s all on the phone so it sort of doesn’t feel real. I turn my phone off and then I’m just inside, and my life isn’t very different, so it’s hard to comprehend that it really is that big … We just…