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Daisy Ridley Talks About Social Media on Instagram 2016

Daisy Ridley: "I Will Not Apologize For How I Look, What I Say"

Daisy Ridley took to Instagram on Wednesday to address a social media controversy. It all started when she responded to a meme that showed her Star Wars: The Force Awakens character, Rey, with a speech bubble that read, "I can't believe the unrealistic expectations I'm setting for young girls. Who cast me anyway? Don't they know real women have curves?" Daisy posted the meme on Instagram with her thoughts, writing, "'Real women' are all shapes and sizes, all ethnicities, all levels of brave, have families, don't have families. I am a 'real woman' like every other woman in this world." Soon after, she deleted the post because it included the Instagram name of the original poster, who ended up receiving a lot of negative messages.

To follow up, Daisy shared a lengthy screenshot of her opinion, saying, "I will not apologize for how I look, what I say, and how I live my life cause what's happening inside is much more important anyway and I'm striving to be the best version of myself, even if I stumble along the way." She explained in her caption that her intention was "not for anyone to send messages to that poor person" who posted the original meme. "For anyone who has a problem with ANYONE in life, be them someone you know or someone you don't, remember that expression, if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all," she wrote. "Kindness isn't going to cure the world of all its awfulness but it's a good place to begin." See her post below, then check out her best Instagram snaps!

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