June 23, 2017  

Rosamund Pike Fuming Over Privileged Life Report

September 22, 2010 (5:03 am) GMT
'I wouldn't mind being thought of as privileged if I'd had any of the wealth that's supposed to accompany it,' the actress reacts to rumors that she 'lived a charmed life'.
Rosamund Pike

Actress is fed up with reports suggesting she enjoyed the high life as a child, because her parents were so poor they couldn't even afford a house. The posh-sounding former Bond girl insists rumors she comes from a wealthy background are all wrong - she was even turned away from one drama school because officials thought she had been born into a prosperous family.

Pike insists she still doesn't even own her own property and her family struggled financially throughout her childhood. She tells Britain's You magazine, "There's this impression that I've somehow lived a charmed life. When I applied for drama school I was turned down by every single one, which was crushing at 19, although it's now a badge of pride."

"Later I met someone who had been on one of the panels, and he admitted I'd done the best audition he'd ever seen but he'd been overruled because his colleagues felt I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth (had a privileged upbringing), which simply isn't true," she further shares. "I don't own a house, my parents never owned a house; not through any philosophy but because they couldn't afford one. I wouldn't mind being thought of as privileged if I'd had any of the wealth that's supposed to accompany it, but we weren't at all well off."

Follow us :

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kris Jenner Comes Under Fire for Allegedly Photoshopping Her Latest Instagram Pic
  2. 'X-Men: Dark Phoniex' Confirmed to Introduce Dazzler
  3. Jennifer Lopez Claps Back at Haters for Accusing Her of Photoshopping Her Abs
  4. Bella Thorne and Scott Disick Holding Hands After a Night of Partying and Boozing
  5. Johnny Depp Sorry for Joking About Assassinating President Donald Trump
  6. Report: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Spoiling Their Surrogate
  7. Kristen Stewart Caught Cheating on Stella Maxwell With Ex Alicia Cargile
  8. Find Out What George and Amal Clooney's Twin Kids Will Inherit When They Turn 21