PUBLISHED: 16:14, Wed, Oct 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:14, Wed, Oct 21, 2020
While actress Billie Piper, 38, starred as Rose Tyler on Doctor Who alongside Christopher Eccleston, 56, and David Tennant, 49, she says she found it "annoying" keeping the lid on her "wild side" as she admitted she had to behave a "certain way" when on the programme in her twenties. The BBC favourite spoke out on the pressures she was under on the hit sci-fi series.
I was in my early twenties and quite wild
Billie said being the face of a family show meant she was catapulted into fame after escaping the limelight as a teenage popstar.
The TV star rose to fame as a singer with her debut single Because We Want To when she was just 15-years-old.
Billie added she found the scrutiny of fame to be challenging, as she continued: "Starting Doctor Who reminded me about that.
"The sort of pressure and responsibility was a big part of it because I was in my early twenties and quite wild."
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Billie Piper says she struggled hiding her wild side when on Doctor Who (Image: BBC/GETTY)
Billie Piper says she was under pressure to behave (Image: Getty)
"And then you’re the face of a family show. I found that really hard," she admitted.
"Because you'd sort of been there before?" David asked the star on his podcast.
Billie explained: "You become this thing to people and you don’t really have any part in that.