News | Entertainment
6 Dec 2020 7:29
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

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

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Emma Corrin doesn’t want a boyfriend because she’d rather “take care” of herself

    The 24-year-old actress knows her life will change when season four of ‘The Crown’ – in which she will portray the late Princess Diana – hits screens next month so she’s happy to be single and “navigate” the changes alone

    She said: “I’d rather navigate this on my own. It’s nicer to feel like I’m taking care of me.”

    Emma shares a flat with four friends from university and admitted they have been a great source of support and perspective as things change for her.

    She told Stella magazine: “It’s nice to come back to people who really know you. It helps to balance out some of the silliness that comes with this job, like having your face on the cover of a magazine.

    “It’s great to have people taking the p*** out of you, which they do – constantly. It keeps me grounded.”

    The actress plans to put firm boundaries in place for herself so that she isn’t taken advantage of.

    She said: “It’s a lot of new experiences in a short amount of time. You have to be very good at setting boundaries for yourself, so you’re not taken advantage of.”

    ‘The Crown’ director Ben Caron urged Emma to use the upheaval her casting caused to her life in her portrayal of Diana, and she’s admitted it was great advice.

    She said: “Ben Caron said to me, ‘Look, your life’s going to change in very much the same way as hers did. If anything happens that makes you feel scared or overwhelmed, if there are photographers following you, just use those feelings [in the part].’

    “That was incredibly useful because it has been a bit like that. It can feel very much like a runaway train, but I can control it, I can slow it down by being more careful.

    “I get very anxious doing press and events, so it’s important I surround myself with people I get on with and really trust.”

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     05 Dec: Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev are planning an autumn 2021 wedding
     05 Dec: Meghan Trainor insists her baby is “healthy” amid her battle with gestational diabetes
     05 Dec: George Clooney was “raised” to be politically conscious
     05 Dec: Harry Styles insists the members of One Direction don’t pit themselves against one another
     05 Dec: Jessica Simpson is dyslexic and struggles with reading out loud
     05 Dec: Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively “enjoy being parents more than anything”
     05 Dec: Selena Gomez wants people struggling with their mental health to know they’re “not alone”
     Top Stories

    The All Blacks are officially Tri Nations champions More...

    Lotto players in Tairua, Lower Hutt and Wellington share tonight's $1 million Lotto Division One prize money More...

     Today's News

    Accident and Emergency:
    State Highway One, The Bluff Highway, is closed this morning following a fatal crash last night near the Waimatua Creek Bridge 7:16

    In Nagorno-Karabakh, an ancient rivalry is driving a modern war and the losses are mounting 7:16

    The All Blacks are officially Tri Nations champions 7:06

    Health & Safety:
    The UK's National Health Service staff are working through the weekend to prepare for the launch of the country's COVID-19 vaccination program, with the first inoculations taking place from Tuesday 6:26

    The large fire in an Auckland church is now out 21:57

    Law and Order:
    Two people are in custody after reports of a firearm in a vehicle on Auckland's Southern Motorway 21:57

    Lotto players in Tairua, Lower Hutt and Wellington share tonight's $1 million Lotto Division One prize money 21:17

    Garment workers for Adidas, Nike and H&M among those going hungry due to coronavirus pandemic, survey finds 19:07

    Accident and Emergency:
    The Clinton Highway, near Waiwera South, east of Gore has been closed after a serious two-car crash 18:37

    Auckland have claimed a fifth straight women's inter-provincial golf championship after humbling Canterbury five-nil in the championship final 18:07

     News Search

    Power Search

    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd