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Any swagger is just defense. When you're reminded so much of who you are by people - not a fame thing, but with my size, constantly, growing up - you just either curl up in a corner in the dark or you wear it proudly, like armor or something. You can turn it on its head and use it yourself before anybody else gets a chance.
I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.
The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous.
J. K. Rowling
Every day, I work at not taking this fame thing seriously. Fortunately, I have a great group of friends who help me do this.
When we were on 'The X Factor,' we didn't realize how overnight the fame thing was. We didn't really understand it until we went on a shopping trip. It was like Week 7 or 8 of the show. We went with a few other contestants and there were loads of people, packed.
You will never see the four original Pumpkins on stage ever again, unless it's a Hall of Fame thing. But you would never see a tour. There's so much damage, there's no way.
It's a very nice kind of quasi-fame being a writer, because you remain largely anonymous and you can have a private life, which I really cherish. I don't like to be in the public light all that much. I don't crave the whole fame thing at all.
It's a very complicated issue, this fame thing - I was not really cut out for it. There are some really fantastic things about it, but it's difficult for a private person like myself.
When I did 'Parent Trap,' I was ten. I was thrown off by the whole fame thing.
The fame thing has happened very gradually, so I've been kind of lucky.
I've been through this fame thing before, when the band was big in '80, '81.
I quite enjoy fame, especially when you go to conventions in America where they treat you like a god with stretch limos and the whole fame thing, but then when you come back to Britain, you end up changing in a toilet in a theatre off West End and that's really good, because that is what it's about.
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