Rupert Friend - Rupert Friend Copes 'Badly' With Fame

British actor Rupert Friend avoids showbiz parties as he struggles to cope with life in the spotlight.
The Young Victoria star dated Keira Knightley for five years before their split in 2010, and the 30 year old admits he hated the attention the couple garnered.
However, Friend is still encouraging wannabe actors to dream big because many stars "love" fame.
He tells Britain's Daily Express, "I don't know anything about coping in the spotlight. I cope badly, that's why I never go in it. But I wouldn't advise people to stay away. Some love it - you have to find what you love."


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