Jenna Ortega CRIES over pressures of 'manipulative' social media: 'It's easy to ... trends now
As the women chatted about navigating childhood stardom, early adulthood and past toxic workplace dynamics, the Wednesday star, 20, revealed that her relationship with Instagram can get 'ugly.'
After the Teen Spirit actress, 25, confided that her own time online can feel 'toxic' at times, Ortega, who got her first big break after landing the role of Harley Diaz on the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle, began to cry as she discussed how her 'sarcastic' and 'dry' sense of humor makes it 'very easy' for her to get herself 'in trouble.'
'I want people to be able to get to know the people behind the camera and realize that people should never be put on a pedestal,' the performer explained. 'And the more I’ve been exposed to the world, people prey on that and take advantage of that. They see your vulnerability and twist it in a way that you don’t always expect.'
At this point, Ortega began to get choked up, as she reflected on how 'strange' it is trying to be 'honest without jeopardizing your own health and safety.'
'It’s very easy to feel almost out of control,' the Golden Globe nominee, who has 40.6 million Instagram followers, admitted.
Fanning replied: 'You have to protect yourself, and also just know when