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Entertainment Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'teetered on the edge of depression'

18:25  09 november  2019
18:25  09 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Phoebe Waller - Bridge was left ‘ teetering on the edge of a depression ’ as she felt pressured to conform to beauty standards. The 34-year-old revealed that inspiration for her award-winning series Fleabag came from the fact that she was offered a limited number of roles upon leaving drama school

Phoebe Waller - Bridge says she has added some "little spices" to the new James Bond film No Time to Die. The award-winning writer, actress and creator of Fleabag says she was brought on board "to help out" with And the pressure to look a certain way had her " teetering on the edge of a depression ".

Phoebe Waller-Bridge was "teetering on the edge of a depression" amid a pressure to conform to beauty standards.

The 34-year-old star took to writing the comedy-drama series 'Fleabag' because she was being offered limiting roles after leaving drama school, and Phoebe felt under pressure to become the "ideal version of a woman".

She told the BBC: "It really got under my skin.

"[There was] this ideal version of a woman everyone had to aspire to from a very young age and the ideal was that she was very sexual and perfect.

"I felt so angry about it because I didn't feel I had to justify myself. And I had to prove that first and foremost I had a brain and I was clever. But at the same time I also felt I had to prove that I was pretty and desirable."

Phoebe Waller-Bridge in a yellow dress holding a sign © Bang Showbiz Phoebe Waller-Bridge Phoebe has co-written the new James Bond movie, 'No Time to Die', and actor Daniel Craig is convinced she'll bring something new and fresh to the money-spinning franchise.

Craig recently said: "I had my eye on her ever since the first 'Fleabag', and then I saw 'Killing Eve' and what she did with that and just wanted her voice.

"It is so unique - we are very privileged to have her on board."

Despite this, Craig promised that 'No Time to Die' would remain true to the long-running franchise.

He explained: "I think Phoebe coming on ... She has been asked many times about what she is going to do, and her answer is that we're not really going to change anything.

"He's James Bond. But, of course, it's a different angle to come at ...

"Look, we're having a conversation about Phoebe's gender here, which is f------ ridiculous. She's a great writer. Why shouldn't we get Phoebe onto Bond? That's the answer to that."

France extends nuclear reactors outage after earthquake .
French utility EDF on Tuesday extended outages at three nuclear reactors at its Cruas plant until Nov. 15 following a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in southeast France that forced it to temporarily suspend electricity generation at the site. A sensor at the plant was activated during the earthquake in the region on Monday, requiring the state-controlled utility to carry out further checks for potential damage.

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