At this level, you recognize Jamie Dornan from loads of issues — The Fall, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, Belfast, the record goes on.
However the higher world was largely launched to Jamie via the Fifty Shades of Gray movie collection.
In case you have been below a literal rock for many of the 2010s, the Fifty Shades movies — the primary one in 2015, Fifty Shades Darker in 2017, and 2018’s Fifty Shades Freed — have been friggin’ big. They remodeled $1 billion in field workplace receipts, they usually made Jamie and his costar Dakota Johnson worldwide stars.
With elevated fame usually comes elevated undesirable consideration — and because it seems, that was undoubtedly Jamie’s expertise after the success of the Fifty Shades movies.
In a brand new interview with the Independent, Jamie revealed how his Fifty Shades fame affected his life, in addition to his household’s life — and it sounds fairly rattling harrowing.
“I’ve been concerned in conditions the place it’s impacted my household,” he defined, earlier than revealing that he was coping with “a stalker-type scenario” previous to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
“That was fucking scary,” he mentioned. “Somebody turned up at my home when my youngsters have been there.”
“It was not one thing… The extra I can block that out, the higher it’s for me and the household.”
Yikes. Jamie additionally addressed coping with the extreme consideration from followers of the collection — particularly, conspiracy theories that he and Dakota are secretly married IRL.
“I attempted to place partitions up round [the fans], to actually try to not let that in,” he mentioned.
“I’m fairly good at simply blocking any of the noise related to no matter fandom is — not letting it have an effect on me, or extra importantly my household.”