“Pirates Of the Caribbean” Actress Keira Knightley Says “Plying The Object Of Everybody’s Lost” Made Her Career Tough
Keira Knightley Claimed “Playing The Object Of Everybody’s Lost” Made Her Career More Difficult.
The 37-year-old actress Keira Knightley, came to the spotlight after she played the role of Elizabeth Swan in the movie series “Pirates of the Caribbean” alongside the famous Americana star Johnny Deep. After working in different series of the same movie as Elizabeth Swan people started to love seeing her playing the same kind of role than other different characters, which made her career choice very narrow.
The actress, struggled even more, after being a mega-famous star from her performance in “Pirates of the Caribbean.” The world-famous movie series made her a superstar overnight from an ordinary actress. Many people might think being very successful and attractive is everything a human being needs to be happy but even after getting all the things we desired, we still can’t be happy as we thought.
The pride and Prejudice actress stated after getting huge success in the pirates saga her career became difficult as she was struggling in getting different characters role as her fans would only like her playing similar characters. Knightley expressed in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar
“She [Elizabeth Swan] was the object of everybody’s lust. Not that she doesn’t have a lot of fight in her. But it was interesting coming from being really tomboyish to getting projected as quite the opposite. I felt very constrained. I felt very stuck.
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The British Independent Film Award-winning actress added
“So the roles afterward were about trying to break out of that … I didn’t have a sense of how to articulate it. It very much felt like I was caged in a thing I didn’t understand,”
Margot Robbie had stated previously saying Knightley almost doesn’t want to have that much fame and popularity due to the fear of not being able to explore herself spiritually by getting lost in the fleeting happiness of fame. Robbie talked about fame in Vanity Fair where he stated
“Something was happening in those early stages and it was all pretty awful, and I remember saying to my mom, ‘I don’t think I want to do this,’”
Robbie Countinued while remembering the word his mom had said to him
“And [my mom] just looked at me, completely straight-faced, and was like, ‘Darling, I think it’s too late not to.’ That’s when I realized the only way was forward.”