Ruby Barker is reflecting on a difficult season of her life.
“I used to be getting on nicely in the course of the filming,” Barker mentioned on the Oct. 28 episode of Oxford College’s The LOAF Podcast. “Quite a lot of artists and stuff, they undergo from psychological well being. I believe it did sort of assist me get into that head house and that world.”
Nevertheless, she felt she was “deteriorating” whereas taking part in Marina Thompson on season certainly one of Netflix’s Regency-era romance.
“It was a extremely tormenting place for me to be,” the 26-year-old famous, “as a result of my character was very alienated, very ostracized, on her personal, beneath these horrible circumstances.”
Barker alleged that she did not have stable help on set, saying she was admitted into the hospital one week after filming the primary season in 2019.
“That was actually lined up and stored on the down low, as a result of the present was going to be popping out,” she mentioned. “Not a single individual from Netflix, not a single individual from Shondaland, since I’ve had two psychotic breaks, from that present have even contacted me or emailed me to ask me if I am OK or ask me if I’d profit from any form of aftercare or help.”