Daisy Ridley fell ill during Star Wars filming

Daisy RidleyDaisy Ridley was sick on the last day of Star Wars: The Force Awakens filming.

The 23-year-old beauty – who stars as Rey in the blockbuster – loved returning to Ireland to film for the science fiction movie but was dealt a blow when she fell ill near the end of filming.

She shared: ”I’m part Irish, so to be in Ireland was very exciting. The approach to the Skellig is unlike anything I have ever seen. It was the first time I have ever been in a helicopter before, and it is unbelievable. The pilot was like, ‘Someone’s paid off the man upstairs,’ because the weather was stunning. It is just one of the most amazing places I have ever been.

”But it was tough. Those steps were many, but people say, ‘Did you have to walk up those stairs a lot?’ Colin, our incredible steady was walking backwards up the stairs with like 100 lb camera, so the whole thing was pretty awe inspiring. I was sick on the last day, so I was feeling a bit awful, but it kind of helped with the emotion. It was amazing.”

Daisy previously revealed she had a close bond with her co-stars, including Harrison Ford, who ”warned” her about the perils of fame.

She said: ”It wasn’t really advice. It was more of a warning. He said that the anonymity thing is difficult, because as creative people you look to other people for inspiration and suddenly people are looking at you.

”It’s like, chilled [at the moment]. A guy came up to me last week and it was so sweet. He was the first person to recognize me out and about. He was just really nice and it felt like a nice thing. I just really want to keep doing cool films. That’s really it.”

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