News | Entertainment
20 Jun 2019 23:25
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Maisie Williams isn't "interested" in getting more famous

    The 'Game of Thrones' star shot to fame playing Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy series but she is happy if that show - which is about to air its final series - is the biggest thing she ever does.


    She said: "I still see ignorant comments feel like I personally have to remove myself, because I had a taste of that sort of fame with this show and I made a vow to myself: I do not want that. My agents say things to me like, 'We'll raise your profile', and I don't really understand what that means because to me it sounds like getting a whole lot more famous, which is something I'm not interested in. If this show is the greatest thing I ever do, I did OK. I didn't do too bad."

    And now filming has wrapped on the programme, Maisie is enjoying having a chance to "live her life" out of the spotlight.

    She added to The Observer: "Recently, I've had a chance to just live my life rather than living my life in front of people, and then telling them about it, you know? I feel like that's basically how I spent my adolescence. I was living the life of an actor and then talking about it, but not actually ever feeling like I had lived a day in my life."

    Maisie previously confessed she is taking a break from work.

    Explaining how she "subconsciously" decided to put her career on hold by changing the colour of her hair, she said: "I guess, subconsciously, I dyed it because I didn't want to work. It's a pretty good way of stopping that. And it just feels so good, so me. I've battled my whole adolescence with trying to put a stamp on my appearance, but also be a blank canvas as an actor."

    © 2019 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     20 Jun: Blake Shelton got a birthday kiss from a seal on Tuesday (18.06.19)
     20 Jun: Jada Pinkett Smith says there is "only one" Oprah Winfrey
     20 Jun: Shania Twain had to “rediscover” her voice after undergoing open-throat surgery
     20 Jun: Maren Morris says marriage taught her she’s “not always right”
     20 Jun: Sandra Bullock is an “incredibly honest” mother
     20 Jun: Hilaria Baldwin deletes negative social media comments on her posts as a “nice” gesture toward the posters
     20 Jun: Maren Morris wants to “increase awareness” on social and political issues
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Meanwhile All Blacks forwards coach Mike Cron's paid tribute to head coach Steve Hansen More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The online shopping behaviour of New Zealand's next generation is raising eyebrows More...



     Today's News

    International:
    MH17 investigation: What we know about the suspects 22:46

    International:
    Norwegian island of Sommaroey wants to abolish time to make use of endless daylight 21:56

    Netball:
    A quartet of re-signings for the Mainland Tactix ahead of next year's ANZ netball Premiership 21:56

    Entertainment:
    Blake Shelton got a birthday kiss from a seal on Tuesday (18.06.19) 21:35

    Basketball:
    Former New Zealand Breaker Shea Ili has officially joined fellow ANBL club Melbourne United for the upcoming season 21:16

    Entertainment:
    Jada Pinkett Smith says there is "only one" Oprah Winfrey 21:05

    International:
    ABC should sell Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane properties and move to regions, senator says 20:46

    Entertainment:
    Shania Twain had to “rediscover” her voice after undergoing open-throat surgery 20:35

    Entertainment:
    Maren Morris says marriage taught her she’s “not always right” 20:05

    Entertainment:
    Sandra Bullock is an “incredibly honest” mother 19:35


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2019 New Zealand City Ltd