Ian Harding Loves Connecting With Fans Online—Until They Show Up at His House

Specs Age 28 Claim to fame Stars as Ezra Fitz on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars; five-time Teen Choice Awards winner Base Los Angeles Twitter @IANMHARDING What's the first information you consume in the morning? I wake up, I'll meditate, and then I'll read something. I try to wake up 45 minutes prior to actually needing to do anything just so I can have that moment. What's been on your morning reading list lately? I just finished this book called Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan. Another book I read was A Billion Wicked Thoughts, which was about the study of human desire based on Internet searches for pornographic content. It was pretty eye-opening. And sometimes a little too much to be reading in the morning. Tell us about your social media habits. I'm on Twitter and Instagram. The thing with social media as an actor is that if you want to do varying things throughout your life, you have to be very careful with how much content you put out and how often. You want to be respected by an audience of some sort. I get a little antsy when actors post things like, "Yeah, we gotta do something about name-your-geopolitical-conflict," because, first of all, you probably have no idea what you're talking about unless you've been working with these people, and you just end up looking like someone who's trying to attract attention through a cause. And I've done that, too. I learned my lesson with the whole Joseph Kony thing. It was like, "Oh yeah, I feel like I've got to speak out," and... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

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Ian Harding Loves Connecting With Fans Online—Until They Show Up at His House

Specs Age 28 Claim to fame Stars as Ezra Fitz on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars; five-time Teen Choice Awards winner Base Los Angeles Twitter @IANMHARDING What's the first information you consume in the morning? I wake up, I'll meditate, and then I'll read something. I try to wake up 45... Continue reading at AdWeek

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