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    “Incredibly Annoying And Boring”: Dakota Johnson Finds Hollywood’s Nepo Baby Debate ‘Lame’

    What is this industry if not an arcade for the star kids? The nepotism debate has run its course for Dakota Johnson. A nepo baby herself wants the conversation to be over.

    The ‘Daddio’ star recently took a comedic jab at the ‘Nepo Baby’ narrative. The actress hosted ‘Saturday Night Live to join in a sketch roasting the ongoing debate of celebrity children. 

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    Dakota Johnson’s Take On The Nepo Baby Debate

    Dakota Johnson On SNL
    Dakota Johnson On ‘SNL’

    Dakota Johnson, daughter of famous, award-winning actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson is sick of the ‘Nepo Baby’ debate. A social media discourse focusing on the rise of famous celebrity children is a category she hates. The actress found the conversation “lame” and decided to respond in a more fun way.

    In a recent interview on Today, the 34-year-old actress expressed her initial annoyance with the topic, deeming it “incredibly annoying and boring.” However, Johnson seized the opportunity to turn the tables when she hosted ‘Saturday Night Live‘. She said, “So the opportunity to make fun of it, I jumped at.” She joined a sketch where comedians poked fun at their famous lineage, making light of the debate Dakota once found tiresome.

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    Dakota Johnson Carved Her Own Path In Hollywood

    Dakota Johnson with her parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson
    Dakota Johnson with her parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson

    Beyond the humor, Dakota Johnson has been candid about her journey to establish herself independently in Hollywood. The ‘Persuasion star revealed that she was financially cut off after high school for choosing an acting career over college. Johnson’s father, Don Johnson, presented her with a choice. She could either attend college and receive financial support or pursue acting and do it alone. 

    The actress recalled the moment like, “He cut me off. He said if you go to college, you still get an allowance. And I was like, ‘Well, I’m going to be an actress.’ So he was like, ‘Alright, well you’re on your own

    TheMadame Web’ star then started modeling to cover the necessary bills which sometimes wasn’t enough. She shared, “I definitely like had moments where I couldn’t afford groceries and things like that and needed to ask my mom to help me. She was the nice one.”

    Despite these challenges, Johnson’s dedication paid off, landing her significant roles. With the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, marking her breakthrough in cinema history the actress now owns a production house. 

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    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh is a Senior Content Writer at First Curiosity. She has been churning out content for 2 years. She's an avid reader and writer, fascinated by the works of Sylvia Plath, Franz Kafka, and Charles Bukowski. Akshita is also a poet herself, having written two poetry books titled ‘Made By Misery’ and ‘Deathbed’. Apart from goth literature, another thing that she enjoys is the real and fictional stories of Hollywood. She loves cinema and admires all works of art, be they delivered by actors or directors. So, keeping up with celebrity life comes as basic nature to her, something she loves knowing and informing others.

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