Though "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe is one of the most instantly recognizable faces on the planet, he's not known as a fame-seeker and very much values his privacy. And in what might be viewed as a controversial interview with SkyNews, the 24-year-old actor reveals he actively avoids the spotlight and claims there are steps celebrities can take to better protect themselves from the public's prying eyes.
"There's certain things you can do to make it a lot easier on yourself," Radcliffe explained. "If you don't, for instance, go to premieres that aren't for a film you're in, or don't just turn up at other events and stuff like that, then that's going to help to not fuel the interest."
Radcliffe also says he doesn't engage in social media, because the celebrities who go on Twitter and tell fans what they are doing every moment of their lives have no expectation of privacy when it comes down to it:
"Also, I don't have Twitter and I don't have Facebook, and I think that makes things a lot easier because if you go on Twitter and tell everybody what you're doing moment to moment and then claim you want a private life, then no one is going to take that request seriously."
And while everyone from President Obama to Gwyneth Paltrow is on Twitter, most A-list stars tend to shun the micro-blogging site.
Both Jennifer Lawrence and Tina Fey, who would undoubtedly be hilarious on Twitter, have both dismissed the site. "I'm not even on Twitter and I'm so worried about it," Lawrence told David Letterman in January 2013. "That would be like a punishment for me. A judge would be like, 'Six months of probation and you have to write down what you think about random things nobody cares about.'"
Meanwhile, Fey has said that the narcissism of the site keeps her away, explaining in an "Ask Tina" video, "Most people are so f--king boring that they should shut up."
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