The 32-year-old actress was always aware of her famous surname but wanted to pursue her own career path away from older twin sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen when she started auditioning.
She told Grazia USA’s New York Fashion Week, “Nepotism is one thing and I am very aware of it. And of course I always wanted to do it alone. “
Elizabeth made a brief stop at Instagram while making the social stalker movie ‘Ingrid Goes West’, but quickly discovered that the platform wasn’t for her as it wasn’t involved with the “organization in [her] Brain”.
She said, “I had never touched it before. I thought, “This is an interesting social experiment for me to see if it’s a good source to talk about charities or a good source to talk about small projects or share something more silly about myself.” But I think at the end of the day what I discovered was, I’m really bad at creating a perceived identity!
“I didn’t find it very organic to myself as a person.
“I found some joy in making silly videos, but I think the main reason I quit – don’t I think I know, the main reason I quit was the organization in my brain.
“A lot of terrible things happen all the time. Or a lot of great things happen all the time. Whether it’s something terrible, like a natural disaster or a school shooting or a death, there are so many things that happen and I love to process information.
“I love reading articles. I love listening to podcasts. I love to communicate with people around me about things that are going on in the world. And what I don’t love is that my brain organization said, “Should I post about it?” That seemed very unhealthy …
“And then to contribute to these platitudes that I don’t really love, you have to go along with two different ways of thinking.
“Well, I didn’t like that, and there were a lot of them that just bothered me about the value systems I have for my own sake.”
However, the ‘WandaVision’ star admitted that she can see some positive aspects of the photo sharing site, it’s just not right for her.
She said, “I see a use of it and how it can be used well for work. But I don’t think I want to use this tool to promote myself. “