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Rosamund Pike Opens Up About Suffering From 'Imposter Syndrome'

Rosamund Pike Opens Up About Suffering From 'Imposter Syndrome'

Rosamund Pike graces the cover of the latest issue of PorterEdit, out now.

Here’s what the 39-year-old A Private War actress had to say…

On suffering from ‘imposter syndrome’ at the start of her acting career: “In the beginning, especially in the Bond film [Die Another Day], you think, ‘What right do I have to be here? Who am I?’ I look at people in their twenties now and I think, God, you’re so self-composed. But I’m sure I seemed composed [then], too.”

On wanting to make sure that young actresses are alright when she is on set with them: “It was the height of the #MeToo movement, and I thought, I am just going to make sure I check in with all these younger actresses. They probably look pretty composed, but I remember looking composed and feeling so insecure, not knowing what to do. I’m not going to take outward appearance as [a sign] that somebody is fine.”

On why she won’t be inviting many friends to the premiere of A Private War: “I don’t want to put [my friends] in a situation where I am center of attention. I think it’s why I don’t necessarily want to have a wedding.”

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