"The world? It's not just the glossy one of social media. There is a lot of fiction, I assure you. We often feel surrounded by amazing people, with amazing bodies, amazing cars, fabulous lives. Because it is common to sell this idea of perfection. I'm not like that and that's why I never hide my moments of crisis, I always try to be true". He states it Giulia Salemi, influencer and presenter, guest at the Giffoni Film Festival of the IMPACT! together with her boyfriend Pierpaolo Pretelli, showman and singer (his is the hit song The hottest summer).
Answering the questions of those present in the room, Giulia encouraged the children to have faith in themselves, to believe in their dreams and not to be discouraged in the face of difficulties:
"I too am anxious about the future. Every now and then I fall into a vortex of insecurity that is typical of a generation subjected to multiple stimuli. What to do in these cases? We must react. I do it by inventing formats, working on projects, investing in myself. And this is the most important thing"Said the beloved influencer.
To those who asked her what the "rules" of her work are, the influencer replied:
"There are no rules. Everyone has their hobbies, for example I enjoy singing, but it's not my way, it's Pierpaolo's. So far I have not experienced the world of cinema, some of my colleagues have, because many directors and productions fish from our world to convert tickets into visualizations. Haven't studied for this? – continues – I'm not critical. I know actors who have a gift and have not taken any courses, even if in life it is always important to study. Rather, I believe that everyone should have a chance".
Author for Mondadori of the book “I have always preferred chocolate to men", Giulia admitted:"I confess, I've changed my mind", While her partner defined her"a cyclone that has engulfed my life".
If Pierpaolo is preparing to be part of the great team of As such, Giulia aims at experimentation in all fields:
"They often ask me what my relationship with fashion is. I have no presumption of influencing anyone. Of course I follow it, but staying true to my tastes. I believe it is essential to keep our identity".
A principle, underlines Pierpaolo, also indispensable for safeguarding a couple relationship:
“Complicity is the basis, but it is equally important to always safeguard one's identity. We are united, but remaining single. And then you have to have the courage to always be honest, because it is only with comparison that you improve. Entering into competition does not lead to anything good, but only to an endless battle".
A valuable lesson for all the young people present at the talk.
(Source Giffoni Film Festival, Featured photo: Giulia Salemi on the talk stage, Via Instagram, @giffoni_experience)