Alicia Vikander thinks social media is too “stressful”.
The ‘Danish Girl’ star admits she once tried to use Facebook and Twitter to update people on her career but gave up after two weeks because there was too much “pressure”.
She said: “I tried it once for two weeks but I felt this constant pressure to post. I was so stressed.”
The 27-year-old beauty also opened up about being photographed wherever she goes, admitting she finds it “strange” but doesn’t want to complain because she gets to do a job that she loves.
She added: “There’s nothing to them: I’m just buying a book and meeting a friend for coffee. It’s just very strange. And it’s hard to say anything’s tough when you’re getting to make a career out of what you love most, but I don’t think that’s anything you can be used to.”
And Alicia insists she would rather be “mysterious” than live her life fully in the spotlight.
She shared to the Observer newspaper: “I like mystery. I like not knowing about my favourite actresses and actors. I love seeing Meryl Streep up there and knowing so little about who she is outside of what she’s playing on screen…
“I guess it’s become another character, a role in a way, for actors to play – this version of themselves to present to them. But it is a made-up idea of who you are.”