Keira Knightley and Jamie Dornan

Keira Knightley and Jamie Dornan in 2004


Keira Knightley and Jamie Dornan may have split up almost a decade ago, but it's clear from a recent interview that the actress had an impact on the Fifty Shades of Grey star.

During his two-year relationship with Keira, Jamie revealed that he he learned a lot about fame.

'It was a strange environment to find yourself in, being hounded and followed,' Jamie told the Evening Standard.

'It's really hideous. F****** hell, [the paparazzi] are cretins. I couldn't have less respect for those guys. There are so many ways to make a living that don't involve hiding in bushes opposite houses of 18-year-old girls with a camera in your hand. That's not making a living, that's making a choice to be a perverted f*******. That scrutiny when you're older will be easier to take. And I don't think I'm ever going to be as famous as her.

However, since he was cast as Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades movie, Jamie has found himself more in the spotlight than ever. We wouldn't be surprised if he gives Keira a run for her money in the fame stakes very soon…

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