Phil Collins ‘daughter Lily Collins’ struggle when she was just a teenager

In the last year, Lily Collins (32), the musician’s daughter Phil Collins, became an international star for her starring role in the Netflix series, Emily in Paris. The romantic comedy catapulted her to fame and with this also came a kind of wave of good news, as was the case with her wedding to Charlie McDowell, last september.

Nevertheless, the young woman who triumphs in Paris in fiction he had to go through a tough stage in his childhood and adolescence as a result of a family situation. This was revealed by herself in her book No filter: no shame, no regrets, just me, where she delves into the eating disorders she suffered since she was very young in the absence of her father.

The actress, who these days enjoys a successful present and in the company of her husband, is admired for her closeness 25 million followers on Instagram, where it shares part of the backstage of the recordings and his life as a couple. But in order to reach this level of fulfillment, as she told herself, He went through hard times after his parents’ divorce [Phil Collins y Jill Tavelman].

Lily Collins in Emily in Paris, one of the Netflix hits of the yearNetflix

“I couldn’t bear the pain and confusion and I needed your approval because I felt it wasn’t enough,” indicates in a part of his book. Her story has to do with the eating disorders she suffered while her family was falling apart. According to account in a part of his book, she became addicted to exercise and laxatives. In addition, he only ate coffee and gum, so this accelerated weight loss.

In another fragment of his book that was published in 2017, he highlights that his situation was also increased by the alcoholism of the musician and composer. In addition to this, the actress explained that she lived in a toxic relationship, which included verbal and physical violence, so her condition always worsened.

Lily in a photograph with her father when she was little
Lily in a photograph with her father when she was littleInstagram

This also became a turning point to seek help and get out of the difficult situation regarding her eating and self-esteem issues. Thus, in a part of the material it is emphasized that although what was lived was left behind, this experience will continue for the rest of life. “It will never fade because it is part of who I am. But it no longer defines how I live my life on a daily basis ”, He said.

Soon, Emily in Paris became a platform hit and it is among the most viewed in Argentina. Thus, the readings about the phenomenon were, like the charm of the series itself, well in sight. Darren Star’s 10-Episode Comedy has as protagonist Emily Cooper [Lily Collins], a young woman with an orderly life in Chicago who must face a challenge when her boss requests a transfer to work as a marketing consultant in Paris for a firm that works with luxury brands.

Lilly Collins married Charlie McDowell last September in an intimate ceremony
Lilly Collins married Charlie McDowell last September in an intimate ceremonyCEDAR & PINES PHOTOGRAPHY

In 2012 she became known for films like Mirror Mirror, in which he played Snow White. In 2017 he starred in the drama Down to the bone, in which she takes on the role of a young woman with severe anorexia, who meets an unconventional doctor in a support group and challenges her to face her condition to get her life back.

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Phil Collins ‘daughter Lily Collins’ struggle when she was just a teenager