Helen Mirren: ‘I have never felt beautiful’

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On still dealing with insecurities at age 72:

I have experienced insecurity all my life, and I still do on a daily basis. I remember having these panic attacks but not at the obvious moments. Because I have never felt beautiful. There are people who are beautiful and I’m objective enough to know that I don’t fit into that category.

For me, still now, it’s to do with wit and intelligence rather than the way I look. I don’t feel clever or funny enough.

… says Helen.

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