“I’m highly dramatic – so it’s all ‘oh my God’…finally I was like ‘Oh yeah, this is working.”
She had said of The Force Awakens: “I didn’t think I was good in the first film, and I was struggling with that.”
The 25-year-old has spoken often about struggling to adapt to her sudden fame.
“Everything was so confusing. People were recognising me – I still don’t know how to handle it,” she told Vogue.
“My skin got really bad because I was stressed. It was crippling.
“I just felt so seen and so self-conscious.”
Ridley can also currently be seen in Murder on the Orient Express, which came in second in the box office.