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Elizabeth Olsen: I have an old-school mindset

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Elizabeth Olsen: I have an old-school mindset

Elizabeth Olsen avoids social media.

The 'Captain America: Civil War' star insists she has no plans to set up her own Facebook or Twitter account because she has an "old-school mindset" and is keen to live "as private a life as I can".

She said: "I just have an old-school mindset. Also, girls I look up to, like Jennifer Lawrence, Rooney Mara and Alicia Vikander, don't have it, and it hasn't affected their careers remotely ...

"I'd rather live as private a life as I can. I'm not trying to be a mysterious person, but I'd rather be seen as an actor from job to job. I've never lived my life trying to be an influencer; I'm happy keeping my own opinions for fun dinner conversation."

The 27-year-old actress also admits there are times when she'd like to "disappear into a wall" rather than be thrusted into the spotlight.

She added to Canada's ELLE magazine: "A lot of the time in my life, I try not to take up space - I just want to disappear into a wall. And then eventually, when I'm around people I feel confident with, I'll take up more space."

Meanwhile, Elizabeth previously admitted she considered quitting acting at one point in her life.

She told BANG Showbiz: "When I was nine or 10, I contemplated quitting acting, so it wasn't a real thing ...

"I think those people are completely separate. When I was a little girl, I didn't want to work as a child actress but as an adult I always wanted to be an actress, so I am thankful for every job."

And whilst she loves to act, the 'Godzilla' beauty insists she has never had any "desire" to be famous.

She shared: "I wanted to be an actress, but felt it was such a cliché. I thought if I could make it more of a pretentious theatre experience, I could justify it. But celebrity and fame are so odd to me, I just don't have any desire for that at all."