Shailene Woodley faced with problems of anxiety, fear and competitiveness, which created a strong fight in her mind and ego. For her, acting was a hobby that she liked and she did not plan to turn it into a job.
The American actress Shailene Woodley shared what is the reason behind the rejected projects to work in Hollywood, since at the time the actress was going through a bad time in addition to being criticized for the denials.
The 28-year-old actress revealed to The New York Times that it all started in her teenage years and later when she was twenty years old.
In addition, she related that for her acting was a hobby that she liked and she did not plan to turn it into a job , she also expressed that during this time she faced problems of anxiety, fear and competitiveness, which she shown a strong fight in her mind and ego, something that had never happened before.
Woodley commented that at the age of 20 she felt very ill, it was then when she was working on the science fiction movie Divergent, where she played “Beatrice Prior”.
She also faced criticism for not accepting the roles she had been offered at the time.
Finally, Woodley mentioned that at this moment she feels peaceful and stable, and she also appreciates having lived through those bad moments, since they have led her to never want to go through that situation again.
The actress of ‘Divergent’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ told in an interview with ‘The New York Times’ how she had to focus on her health problems at the cost of rejecting important professional projects.
The actress, who stripped down emotionally in the interview, says that during her teenage years, acting was a hobby for her and she never considered it as a profession in case that fact made her change, losing the illusion she felt when facing a paper.
She also says that when she was 15 years, a scoliosis forced her to wear an “obnoxious” corset for two years, a moment that was even harder for her because it coincided with the divorce of her parents.
Woodley’s parents worried about her because, although she was a good student, they believed that she did not go out much and had trouble relating issues and activities.