Kate Winslet has told of her concerns over young stars including Miley Cyrus, who appear to have “lost their way”.
The Oscar-winning actress said she was thankful that she had been able to “remain sane” herself, despite rising to fame as a teenager.
“You hear horror stories where you think, ‘God, who’s looking after these people and why does it seem like they’re losing their way?’’ she said.
“I mean, you think about someone like Miley Cyrus , and I said to my daughter the other day, ‘I’m this close to opening my mouth about what’s going on with that girl’. Who is actually saying, ‘Stop for a second, what do you want, who are you?’
“I’ve just been very lucky that I’ve always been quite comfortable with who I am. Sometimes people ask, ‘What do you wish for your children?’ and all I say is, ‘I want them to be happy being them’.”
Kate, 38, said she was thankful her fame came before the rise of social media, which has made it much harder for the next generation.
“It’s really rough now. I think, for young actors, actresses and pop stars, it’s a nightmare. They can’t do anything. I’m so not going near that whole world - I don’t need it. I do feel incredibly lucky.”