She states that her endometriosis left her feeling low in self-confidence due to that followed.
And leading lady Daisy Ridley, 29, cut a casual figure behind the scenes on set on Friday as she was spotted with her hair clipped in rolls ready for her to transform into her character Helena.
When she was one, her family moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Portuguese became her first language.
After the announcement was made, she tweeted: 'Overwhelmed by all the support.
She appeared in seven Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2009 through 2015 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2010.