“I think the reaction from a lot of women under that kind of scrutiny at the time was to just lose it a little bit,” she said. “You’re in a perpetual state of anxiety. You’re living this video-game existence, being hunted relentlessly. Watching the documentary, I could really relate to those moments where she cracks because it’s unmanageable. It is aggressive and terrifying and you lose control. That’s their intention.”
As for how she managed it, Miller went to court. “If someone backs me into a corner, I will fight my way out. I was young, and under real scrutiny at a moment where tabloid culture was destructive,” she told The Guardian. “I didn’t want it, I fought it legally, and I triumphed.”
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