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Harry Potter Star Helena Bonham Carter Gives Relationship Advise After ‘Homewrecker’ Status By Driving Emma Thompson Into Depression: “Don’t put your self-esteem in the hands of a stranger”

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Helena Bonham Carter is known for her exquisite acting and her role as Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter franchise. The actress elaborated on how teenagers can get influenced a lot by social media and how a stranger’s life should not direct their paths to the future. She revealed how she goes to decide on her potential partners.

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Carter gave out a lot of advice on relationships and growing up, as well as how no one should be guided by a life that is only given out from a stranger’s perspective. The actress has gone through many relationships and gained the wisdom of the dos and don’ts of a healthy lifestyle. That necessarily includes a strong sense of self-esteem and self-worth, one that cannot be earned from an outside person.

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Helena Bonham Carter Consults Graphologists For Potential Partners

Helena Bonham Carter revealed that whenever she meets a guy, she has given their handwriting to an expert graphologist to assess. She then even refers to her family, especially her aunts and her nannies to make sure that the person with whom she is portraying interest is actually worth a shot or not. She’ll consult them to confirm her choices and only then she would go forward with them.

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She dated Kenneth Branagh for five years while the actor was still married to Emma Thompson. The two first met during the filming of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and sparks started flying then. Thompson had gone into depression after she discovered that her husband had fallen in love with someone else. Carter then broke things off with Branagh and started dating Tim Burton in 2001.

She met the director while filming Planet of the Apes and the two had been together till 2014. While the two still live in connected houses, they’ve split since then and have two children. One is twenty years old and the other is sixteen.

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Helena Bonham Carter Advices Teenagers To Choose The Right Idols

It is very easy for teenagers to get influenced by icons on social media due to the heavy access that they have nowadays. Helena Bonham Carter too is very aware of that. She encouraged teenagers to not get into a flow of seeing and believing and then following that very cycle regardless of whether it may be good for them or not.

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“You cannot afford to put your self-esteem in the hands of strangers, which is what so many teenagers are doing with Instagram.”

Carter warns youngsters of putting one’s self-esteem irresponsibly in the hands of others, especially those whom they may not know. Instead, follow your own path and create your own future.

Also Read: “Like we’re going to listen to that homewrecker”: Helena Bonham Carter Gets Flak For Defending J.K. Rowling as Fans Dig Out Harry Potter Star’s Cheating Allegations With Kenneth Branagh That Left Emma Thompson Devastated

Source: Daily Mail

Written by Adya Godboley

An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is a content writer for Fandomwire. She is currently doing her Bachelor's of Arts in English Honours. Adya likes to read a lot and it would not be a surprise to see her spend her entire day playing Genshin Impact. Her articles range from Marvel, DC and movies to Mental Health Awareness.