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Jonah Hill announced that he will no longer promote his films to avoid new attacks of anxiety and stress

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Jonah Hill announced that he will no longer promote his films to “protect” his mental health (Reuters)

The actor Jonah Hill decided not to participate in the promotion of film projects in which he is involved in order to “to protect” his mental health.

Hill will not attend public events or appear in the media to publicize his new productions because these situations “exacerbated” their “anxiety attacks”explained the interpreter in a letter published by the specialized media Deadline.

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You will not see me out there promoting this movie, or any of my upcoming movies, as I take this important step to protect myself.”argued the actor.

The star of “Super Cool” explained that he has been suffering from this pathology almost 20 years and that the acts in front of the public do nothing but worsen their anxiety and stress problems.

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The writing by the actor transcended when he had just finished “Stutz”a documentary starring and directed by himself that does not yet have a specific release date but will see the light soon.

In this work it is put the focus on Hill’s own mental health and how he tries to improve thanks to the help of his psychologist. In addition, the weight of the pressure suffered by the familiar faces of the film industry and how it affects them personally is analyzed.

all uA journey of self-discovery” that the interpreter will make available to the public so that it “serves as therapy and provides tools to a wide audience”thus trying to prevent them from going through the same situation.

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Despite his problems related to mental health, at 38 years old, the protagonist of films such as “The Wolf of Wall Street” and “Don’t Look Up” was motivated by the future of his career on the big screen and He stated that he will not stop working “while fighting anxiety”.

Hill has recognized that low self-esteem has accompanied him since he was a child, and he made it known with an inspiring and forceful message of acceptance on his social networks, after a publication in the British press focused an entire article on his physique. His 2.9 million followers know that the actor has struggled with his body, and that in 2017 he lost 30 kilos of overweight with the support of his colleagues Channing Tatum and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnsonwho helped him in physical training.

The artist shared a news from the tabloid on his networks Daily Mail dedicated to him, where they published some images of him in a bathing suit and without a shirt after surfing in Malibu. “I believe that I never took my shirt off in a pool up to 30 yearseven in front of my family and friends. It probably would have happened sooner if my childhood insecurities hadn’t been exacerbated by years of public teasing about my body by the press and the interviewers”, he denounced with a capture of the publication.

I am 37 years old and I finally love and accept myself”he stated, and dedicated the post to “those kids who don’t take off their shirts in the pool”. “Have fun. You are wonderful and perfect. All my Love. Oh and Daily Mail, not even you can take that smile off my face.”

Twice an Oscar nominee, Jonah Hill turned down mega-productions in pursuit of becoming an all-terrain performer, and it didn't go too badly (Getty Images)
Twice an Oscar nominee, Jonah Hill turned down mega-productions in pursuit of becoming an all-terrain performer, and it didn’t go too badly (Getty Images)

Tragedy struck Hill’s family when the actor’s older brother, Jordan Feldsteinmanager of Maroon 5, was found dead on December 23, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles.

Jonah is not the only star in his family. His sister Beanie Feldstein has proven to be just as adept at comedy as his older brother. “It is made for that. She is my best friend in the whole world. I wouldn’t have survived without her”, The actor proudly stated in a recent interview, where he also remarked that his sister has not followed in his footsteps because her passion for acting began long before his. “She wanted to be an actress long before I did. I accidentally and excitingly fell into acting 15 years ago.”

Beanie is best known for playing Molly in “Booksmart” (2019), a film that earned an outpouring of critical acclaim. She also played Monica Lewis in miniseries “American Crime Story: Impeachment”.

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