Main Content

Reese Witherspoon Had Panic Attacks For 3 Weeks Before Filming 'Wild': 'I Was So Scared'

Also available on the nbc app

Preparing for the role of a lifetime was not easy for Reese Witherspoon. While chatting with Tracee Ellis Ross for Interview Magazine, "The Morning Show" actress revealed that getting ready for her Oscar-nominated performance in the 2014 movie "Wild" was an intense experience. Reese said, "I had hypnosis, I was so scared. I was having panic attacks for three weeks before I started. There was the nudity, sexuality, and drug-use aspect, but also being alone on camera with no other actors. I hadn't ever been alone in scenes for days and days." She added, "I don’t know if I'll ever work that hard again, but it changed me on a cellular level."

Tags: Access, Reese Witherspoon, Tracee Ellis Ross, interview, wild, Film, movie, celebrity, entertainment, parenting
S2021 E03 minInterviewNews and InformationDaytime
We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our cookie policy.