Believe it or not, even the biggest celebrities of Hollywood suffer from social anxiety. Many musicians, actors, athletes have already been speaking up about and normalizing the issue. Below is a list of celebrities who have opened up about the issue.
1. Nicole Kidman:
The award-winning actress, Nicole Kidman, has opened up about her struggles with confronting cameras, especially when on the red carpet.
2. Johnny Depp:
Depp has spoken about how he always prefers to stay anonymous when in public. That’s why he always disguises himself when going to public places like restaurants.
3. Jennifer Lawrence:
We always see Lawrance comfortably acting in front of the camera yet she has once mentioned that during her school years she disliked field trips, group works, and parties. She also added that school used to make her anxiety worse.
4. Oprah Winfrey:
“Once you start to make changes, no matter how small, suddenly everything seems possible,” Oprah once said. The worldwide known tv host and producer also suffers from anxiety, especially when meeting new people. Winfrey believes in overcoming the disease by taking small steps every day.
Adele is a Grammy award-winning English singer and songwriter. Despite her worldwide fame, the singer still struggles to perform in front of a large audience. Adele’s anxiety once got so serious that she started vomiting in the middle of her performance.
The takeaway from all this is to normalize social anxiety, also to understand that even people under the limelight struggle with it.