Holly Willoughby admits she always fears being "cancelled" 8 months ago

Holly Willoughby admits she always fears being "cancelled"

She's not holding back.

Holly Willoughby has opened up about her life in her new book Reflections and is giving us a very candid look back on some of her fears over the years.

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Speaking about her family life and her extensive career, the This Morning presenter revealed that she fears being a part of "cancel culture" and often detaches from reality as a coping mechanism.

In an extract of the book seen by MailOnline, Holly admitted that she often "felt like a spectator" in her own life and started feeling a "little adrift" when detaching from reality.

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Holly wrote: "I wasn’t present in my life. Something was missing. There were moments when I felt a bit like a spectator of my own life. I wasn’t sad, I wasn’t depressed, it was just a feeling of being a little adrift."

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Opening up about how she has dealt with becoming a celebrity, especially in the era of cancel culture, she revealed that as a way of avoiding backlash she finds herself "censoring" her own opinions.

Speaking about her thoughts on cancel culture, Holly says: "I find myself almost regurgitating what other people have said because I don’t know what I want to say any more."

 

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Holly also said that she is "regaining" part of herself now that she manages her own agency Roxy after "giving up responsibility" for years when with her last company.

Holly announced her book back in April, telling fans on Instagram: "I’m finally at a point in my life where I can see a little more clearly and I want to share my truths in the hope that maybe they’ll help you too.

"I hope this book will start conversations, whether they’re about how to find your signature lipstick, reclaim your sexuality, or treat yourself more kindly – and, ultimately, what it means to feel beautiful, confident, complete."