Date: 4th February 2005

Keira scared of all the attention

Keira Knightley says she is so scared of all the media attention she attracts, she's considered quitting acting.

The actress has stopped reading newspapers and magazines to avoid confronting all the rumours written about her reports

The Bend It Like Beckham star says she has no choice but to carry on performing because she isn't qualified to do anything else.

She said: "I don't read any magazines or newspapers any more, because I find it really scary and I get really scared when I'm followed by photographers.

I have, on many occasions, broken down in tears because I find it terrifying. I dropped out of school when I was 16 so there's nothing else that I can do."

Source: Press Release