Dakota Johnson Having 'Tough' Time With 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Fame, Source Says

12:08 PM EDT 10/15/2013 by Stephanie Guerilus, Celebeat Reporter

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Dakota Johnson is having trouble adjusting to the notoriety that being cast in Fifty Shades of Grey, E! News reported Tuesday.

Johnson, the daughter of Melanie and Don, won the coveted role of Amanda Steele in the film adaptation of the book. A source said that the 24-year-old actress was having difficulty with the attention that this role has given her.

"Dakota is having a very hard time dealing with all the press," the source said. "When she first got the role, it was way too much for her."

The insider added that Johnson was blindsided from going from virtual unknown to someone "everyone wants a piece of."

"It's been tough," the source said.

Last weekend, Charlie Hunnam dropped out of the film.  He had been cast as Christian Grey. A source revealed on Oct. 13 that Hunnam had reservations about assuming the role.
"This isn't a surprise because what he was taking on with this role was not what Charlie wants in his future career," a source said.
Furthermore, the actor did not want the notoriety associated with the S&M character.
"The attention and the pressure was intense," the source explained. "More than anything he hates attention and being in Fifty Shades of Grey would force him to do lots of media. That's really not his thing. Charlie doesn't want to be massively famous. Plus, he hates conforming and being told what to do. This role would force him to have to be something he is not."

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