She was put in the spotlight after she appeared on Made In Chelsea from 2012 to 2016 and has since turned her attention to the world of veganism.
And three years after leaving the series, Lucy Watson advised aspiring stars to have & # 39; thick skin & # 39; before she went to reality TV when she launched her new summer collection at fashion dealer Nasty Gal, which will be available from Wednesday.
In an exclusive interview with MailOnline, the restorer, 28, reflected her life on the small screen and admitted that she was missing her TV stint, but insisted that she would not make a return to the E4 show.
Candid: Three years after leaving Made In Chelsea, Lucy Watson has advised aspiring stars to have & # 39; thick skin & # 39; to develop before she went to reality TV when she launched her new summer collection at fashion retailer Nasty Gal, available from Wednesday
After her four-year performance at Made In Chelsea, Lucy changed completely in her professional life, with the star with a successful vegan restaurant Tell Your Friends, jewelry line Creature and a series of cookbooks.
With her new career direction, the brunette beauty has ruled out a comeback for the series, which is currently being played by Sophie Habboo, Miles Nazaire and Verity Bowditch, among others.
The TV personality explained: & # 39; I would not return to the show because the cast seems a lot younger. That chapter is closed. & # 39;
Lucy went on to reveal that while not returning to the London-based show, she would be open to participating in a new TV series that would fit her busy lifestyle & # 39; fit & # 39 ;.
Reflection: In an exclusive interview with MailOnline, the restorer, 28, reflected her life on the small screen and admitted that she is missing her TV stint, but insists that she will not return to the E4 show (shown on the series)
Impressive: after her appearance at Made In Chelsea for four years, Lucy has completely changed in her professional life, with the star with a successful vegan restaurant Tell Your Friends, jewelery line Creature and a series of cookbooks
& # 39; I would not return to the show because the cast seems a lot younger. That chapter is closed & # 39 ;: with her new career direction, the brunette beauty has ruled out a comeback on the series
She explained: & # 39; If they were to do another show that would fit into my life right now, I wouldn't write it down. I started that show when I was 21 and was in the data scene, but I am now 28 and I have a committed relationship.
& # 39; I miss it a few times, it was super fun. I didn't have time to do other things, so I'm so grateful that I have the time to work on so many other different projects. One of my focus is that I do more work for charity. & # 39;
Lucy, who had short-term relationships with Jamie Laing and Spencer Matthews during her time at MIC, admitted that she had not been in contact with many of her former castmates.
& # 39; I don't really talk much about the cast & # 39 ;, she said. & # 39; I still speak with Stephanie (Pratt) and Stevie (Johnson). Everyone has grown up, people are getting married. I wasn't really friends with anyone when I joined. & # 39;
& # 39; I would not write it off & # 39 ;: the TV personality revealed that although she would not return to the London-based show, she would be open to a new TV series that would enhance her busy lifestyle & # 39; fit & # 39 ;.
Just as Stephanie (33), born in Los Angeles, is on her way back to the highly anticipated sequel New Beginnings of The Hills, Lucy insisted that she should appear in a show with a similar style in the future.
The Manchester-born star shared: & I will definitely watch The Hills. I was literally alone in LA with Steph, so I'm really looking forward to the new series.
& # 39; Everyone who watched The Hills is super excited about the return of the show. And who knows, maybe Made In Chelsea can do something like that in a few years? That would be a very cool idea! & # 39;
In recent months, the Love Island dating series has been defeated for his aftercare following the devastating suicides of Sophie Gradon and Mike Thallassitis, who appeared on the show in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
With a view to the recoil, Lucy advised aspiring stars to have & # 39; thick skin & # 39; to develop and & # 39; be aware of what they are starting to do & # 39; before participating in this & # 39; life-changing & # 39; shows.
She shared: & # 39; It's a tricky one. It puts you in a position where many people would not be in terms of your mental health. You must have thick skin and know what you are starting to do, while being placed on a platform for millions of people.
& # 39; (Viewers) think they know your life, and you get death threats and insulting messages every day – it's really overwhelming. It's not just about online messages, it can be in real life, you can meet people in real life face-to-face, which can be very scary.
& # 39; Before you start these shows, I think there should be a warning that your life will change drastically and not necessarily all be positive. There are so many positive things that go with it, but there are also many disadvantages. & # 39;
Lucy has made a fruitful career as a vegan activist, with the star opening her Fulham-based eatery with her younger sister Tiffany, 25, last year.
Speaking of her career as a restorer and adapting to working with her sister, the socialite said: & # 39; Two years ago we had our one-year anniversary. It was very nice to work with my sister.
& # 39; I didn't know how it would turn out, but we really work very well together. She is super organized and easy to work with. We would like to open another one next year, the next natural step seems to be. & # 39;
About the controversy surrounding veganism, Lucy explained: & # 39; You always get different opinions about it. I try to be passionate and encourage people to adopt it peacefully. However, if I am attacked, I have to defend myself.
& # 39; I have previously been attacked by other vegans because I do not & # 39; vegan & # 39; was enough. I understand that there are some people who are more passionate than others, but some people may not take the right approach. I don't like the aggressive approach – it certainly discourages people. I hope some people as a community can find a quieter voice when they talk about veganism. & # 39;
With a series of successful projects under her care, the juggling star collaborates with her relationship with her four-year-old friend James Dunmore, 30.
As she treated fans to tips for maintaining a long-lasting romance, Lucy said: & You must choose the person you are with. You can enter into many relationships with people you just end up with, but you need to see if their personality and goals match yours.
& # 39; I think that a lot of people end up in things and it doesn't work because not much thinking has happened. & # 39;
Because he didn't feel pressured to get married or have children, Lucy went on: & I don't know when, but I know that James will probably be the person I end up with unless something drastic happens.
& # 39; I am now ready for the predictable. Unlike my friends, I have no set goals for marriage and children. They put a lot of pressure on themselves to achieve those goals, but I don't. If it's good for us, we'll do that, but we'll have to see it. & # 39;
With more success on her long list of activities, the author has launched a new clothing collection with one of the leading fashion stores in the UK.
During her summer conversation with Nasty Gal, Lucy explained: & # 39; I have always been a fan of the brand and have been in contact with a number of things.
& # 39; We were just talking and thought it would be fun to do something together. I've always wanted to do a summer collection. I had so much fun taking photos in Ibiza.
& # 39; There are so many pieces and summer staples in the operation. It's hard to say what my favorite piece is, but there are these denim shorts that I like when they cover my bottom – I'm 28, I don't want to walk around with my ass anymore! They fit together perfectly. & # 39;
As she shows off her incredible figure in a series of flirting ensembles for the campaign, Lucy revealed that she maintains her frame with a variety of different exercise techniques.
She explained: & # 39; It depends on my week, but ideally I go 3-4 times a week. I like to mix it with different classes, such as boxing, pilates or yoga – everything that feels good for that day.
& # 39; If I have a stressful day, I much prefer to do yoga because it is relaxing and works on your tone. If I feel energetic, I would do a boxing class. & # 39;
On her attitude of self-confidence, the TV star stated: & As you get older, you become more aware of your body. At 25 everything starts to change. The kind of things that your parents tell you would happen is starting to happen.
& # 39; Then you realize that you really have to pay attention to what you eat and train to stay in shape. You are more aware, especially in public. However, I try not to be too obsessive, like a diet. I train, but I am not in the gym every day.
& # 39; It depends on the time of the month, or what I do that week, even your mood can be a factor. All in all I would say that I am quite physically confident. It's also about dressing in your shape, that's very important. & # 39;
The Nasty Gal X Lucy Watson collection is available from 29 May.
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