The brilliant @Maisie_Williams on this weeks Happy Place ❤️ pic.twitter.com/orFoYUqgCr
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Williams’ interview comes less than a month after her
Like Williams, the 23-year-old actress said that she suffered from mental health problems while spending her teenage years on screen.
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“I have experienced mental illness firsthand and I’ve seen what it can do to the people around [the sufferers] as well,” she told
Turner also said that her body started to change over the many years of filming.
“My metabolism suddenly decided to fall to the depths of the ocean and I started to get spotty and gain weight, and all of this was happening to me on camera,” she said.
Turner shared that she dealt with criticism from fans over her body, and had film and television studios telling her to lose weight. To deal with it, she turned to therapy.
“Everyone needs a therapist, especially when people are constantly telling you you’re not good enough and you don’t look good enough,” she said. “I think it’s necessary to have someone to talk to, and to help you through that.”
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