Robert Pattinson Almost Quit Hollywood Due to Persistent Audition Anxiety [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 3 years ago
Robert Pattinson Almost Quit Hollywood Due to Persistent Audition Anxiety [WATCH VIDEO]
Robert Pattinson at the premiere for Water for Elephants in May 2011

Despite being a big heartthrob, Hollywood hunk Robert Pattinson has suffered from moments of low self-esteem like the others. In an interview with with Szeretettel  Hollywoodból at Cannes Film Festival, The Rover” star put in words how excruciating audition anxiety almost caused him to quit Hollywood. Read on for further details about this story.

Pattinson said that he has been given with only three auditions ever since he completed the “Twilight” series because it causes him intolerable anxiety. Click here to read the full interview.

“I get so much anxiety, I just can’t. I hated it and I was almost about to quit entirely before Twilight, I hated auditioning so much,” said the 28-year-old British actor during the interview.

Pattinson also talked about his experience at the Cannes Film Festival. He said that each movie was not just a movie. It was about gaining an experience and what you have become out of it. The actor also emphasized that he thinks Cannes is the only festival which really showcases the art of film.

Although the path to being one of the most celebrated young actors in Hollywood hasn’t been an easy stride, yet playing the role of Edward Cullen gave Pattinson a desired self-belief, self-confidence.

He also told revealed about his combat with paparazzi and how he fought back the never-ending rumors.

“Most of the time, I’m trying to hide things from everyone. Hiding more than revealing. I kind of struggle to not reveal too much,” explained Pattinson.

After all the struggle, Pattinson came off with flying colors. Moreover, his acting in “The Rover “ has earned him a great critical acclaim, including an approbation from Tarantino himself.

And that’s it for the scoop about Robert Pattinson and his audition anxiety. For more details coming up about Robert Pattinson, stay tuned here on Movie News Guide (MNG).

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