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Maisie Williams stands up for young people

ShowbizBy Sunday World
Maisie Williams stands up for young people

Maisie Williams finds adult's opinions on young people "degrading".

The 'Game of Thrones' star has admitted she hates it when people think teenagers are "f***ing stupid" and believes it's hard being 17-years-old.

She said: "People think we're f***ing stupid and we don't know anything about anything. It's really degrading.

"I get a lot of adults who are like, 'You don't know s**t,' and it's like, 'You don't know s**t. You have no idea what it's like to be 17 years old.'"

The teenage star also opened up about being a role model to other young people but has insisted she would hate to be known just for being "pretty".

The outspoken actress added: "Whether I like it or not, I've become influential to people.

"I don't wanna be liked just because I'm pretty. That's f***ing boring, and I'm not that. Lots of young people in the industry try to play it cool, but it just makes them look like arrogant d*******s.

"I'd much rather be liked because people realise that I'm standing up for myself."

Meanwhile, Maisie may have found herself a role model to Lupita Nyong'o, after the Oscar-winning actress told her how much she had learned from the young star.

Repeating what Lupita said, she told Dazed magazine: "'It sounds stupid, but I've learned so much from you.

"I watch 'Game of Thrones' all the time and honestly, being so new myself in the industry, I was just watching people who had done this same sort of thing.'"