Shocking Reasons Why These 14 Celebrities Doesn’t Like To Watch Themselves On Screen

Published on September 2, 2022
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Did you ever think how celebrities would feel seeing themselves on screen? You can think of it as the way you feel when you are about to give a presentation in a meeting or college. We get anxious about our performance. some people may get highly self-critical too. Well, celebrities feel the same way too. Therefore, they even cringe in their scenes. Here’s a list of celebrities who hate to see themselves on screen.

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Zac Efron Gets Cringy

Efron created an amazing portfolio with more than thirty movies and TV shows in a few years. Zac gained popularity from his role as Troy Bolton in High School Musical. Afterward, he got many hit movies. He is still one of the heartthrobs of Hollywood. However, he doesn’t like to watch himself on screen because he gets self-critical. He starts pointing out his own mistakes and regrets them. Zac admitted that seeing himself on screen makes him cringe because he cannot stop thinking about the scenes where he could have performed better. However, he is learning to appreciate himself. We wish he could see himself through our eyes.

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Tom Hanks Cannot Watch Himself On Screen More Than Once

Tom Hanks is one of the legendary names in Hollywood. He is an iconic and popular star who has earned many awards. He has a long list of movies that we cannot even list all of them. some of his famous work includes Saving Private Ryan, The Terminal, Neighborhood, and The Splash. Even though the audience cannot take their eyes off his movies, Hanks doesn’t like to watch himself on screen, especially in his old movies. He has watched only one movie, That Thing You Do because it is fun to watch and he is not much in the film. Did you know that Tom Hanks directed this movie himself? Additionally, Tom doesn’t get why people watch movies again and again. Well, he should know that we love to watch him and his incredible work on screen.

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Megan Fox Gets Super Anxious

The Transformer actress won millions of hearts through her work. However, in an interview with Fox News that she hates herself on screen. She cannot even bear to see herself in photos. She gets anxiety attacks. Megan gained fame for her acting. However, people love her style and beauty and she has been on many magazines cover pages. However, Megan gets panic attacks. She is so insecure about herself. Someone should tell her that we love her for the way she looks.

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Billie Piper’s Husband Cannot Watch Her On Screen

Billie Piper is an incredible actress and former singer. She became a star when she released her single debut “Because We Want To”. After releasing many other singles Billie switched to acting in 2003. She gained popularity in acting after starring in the movie Doctor Who. While the world loves her, Piper hates to see herself on screen. Billie Piper asked her husband, Laurence Fox to never watch her on screen. She gets frustrated and awkward watching herself on screen.

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Joaquin Phoenix Have No Interest In Watching Himself On Screen

Joaquin Phoenix is one of the finest actors in Hollywood. He always amazed us with his different roles. One day you see him as a decent businessman and the other day you find him playing as a psychopath. We love his mind-blowing acting skills. He played the lead role in two famous movies, Joker and Gladiator. However, Phoenix doesn’t like to watch himself on screen. No, he is not self-critical of himself nor does he gets anxious. He is of the view that it’s just not worth it to watch himself on the silver screen. Additionally, he thinks that it might harm his future self and work. Her and The Master are the only two movies Joaquin watched.

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Emma Stone Cannot Watch Herself Performing

Emma Stone made it to the list of 2017’s most influential personalities. She was also ranked as one of the highest-paid actresses. Emma Stone is an immensely talented actress who has earned several awards and many nominations. However, she hates to see herself performing. Her first leading role was in Easy A, 2010. She went to her debut movie’s first screening with her friends and family but she was unable to watch it. Stone walked out of the cinema. She had a hard time understanding how some actors watch themselves because she couldn’t.

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Andrew Garfield Gets Anxious

Who doesn’t love the Amazing Spiderman? We all do! Andrew Garfield is a huge star who has won all awards in Hollywood. He received a Golden Globe, three British Academy Film Awards, two Oscars, and a Tony. Wow! We are so lucky to have lived in the time of Garfield. He is one of the heartthrobs of Hollywood too. Besides Amazing Spiderman, Hacksaw Ridge is Garfield’s other super hit movie. Unfortunately, Andrew Garfield doesn’t like to watch his own movies. He told The Hollywood Reporter that he always ends up overanalyzing his work whenever he watches himself on screen. Additionally, he thinks that this can affect his future performances. So he likes to be unknown of how he has performed.

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Helena Bonham Carter Likes To Keep The Past In Past

Helena Bonham Carter has won the highest number of awards among actresses of her age. As much as we love Carter for her acting skills, we love her even more for the modest and humble person she is. Since 1963, Helena starred in many blockbuster movies including Sweeney Todd, The King’s Speech, and The Crown. She is immensely talented and we love that she knows it. This is the reason why she doesn’t watch the movies she has done. She works for others to enjoy not for herself. Carter also knows that she does her best in her films so she doesn’t dwell on them. We love the fact that Helena Bonham Carter knows and recognize her worth.

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Johnny Depp Thinks It Is Harmful To Him To Watch Himself On Screen

We hate the fact that Johnny Depp is unable to watch the masterpieces he created including Pirates of the Caribbean, Alice in Wonderland, Sweeney Todd, and 21 Jump Street. In 2012, Depp was the highest-paid actor in the world according to Guinness World Records. Depp told The Independent that it keeps him from watching and appreciating the work of his friends. However, he still prefers to avoid it.

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Reese Witherspoon Feels Tortured To See Herself On Screen

Reese is one of the most talented and successful actresses in Hollywood. We are sure that it is only Reese who hasn’t watched her movie in the world. She did an amazing job in famous movies like Big Little Lies, Legally Blonde, and Wild. Can’t she see why these movies were super-hit? However, she once said that watching herself on screen doesn’t make her feel good. She dreads it because it is torture to her. Furthermore, she told Chelsea Lately that how can someone watch themselves pretending to be someone else? Isn’t it feel weird? Thus, Reese Witherspoon likes to ditch her movies to prevent herself from self-hate.

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Meryl Steep Never Watch Her Movies Again

Meryl Seep should be proud of the fact that he has been on the list of best actresses for the last four decades. She is a gift to the entertainment industry. She has won a huge number of awards including 9 Golden Globe Awards, 3 Emmys, 6 Grammys, and 3 Oscars. We love how confident of herself. Therefore, she never watches her movies again. Meryl told E! News that she is not a person who keeps worrying about the past so she looks ahead. She thinks that watching oneself, again and again, can make one self-conscious or worst self-critical. We are glad that Streep knows her worth!

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Jesse Eisenberg Gets Self-critical 

The world now knows Jesse through his breakthrough role as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. He won millions of hearts through his performance. He received many awards for his work. Besides, The Social Network, Eisenberg has also worked in other famous movies such as Now You See Me and Batman v. Superman. However, he hates watching himself on the silver screen as it gives him anxiety. He told Washington City Paper that he gets highly self–critical of himself. Interestingly, he likes to be in the character for a few months after finishing the project.

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Adam Driver Gets Negative About Himself

Adam Driver cannot watch himself performing because it makes him self-critical about himself. Can you believe that Martian Scorsese calls him one of the finest actors of his time? Adam Driver has earned multiple awards for his amazing acting skills. However, the Man In The Boy star hasn’t watched a single movie of himself. Once he watched the first episode of Girls. Afterward, he decided to never see himself onscreen again. He told Backstage that he cannot watch himself onscreen because then he replays scenes in his head again and again. It drives him crazy!

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Julianne Moore Doesn’t Like To Watch Herself On Screen

We don’t have to introduce the amazing Julianne Moore or Julie Ann Smith. She keeps winning our hearts with her acting skills. Surprisingly, she is also an author. She is known to the world for playing roles in many famous movies. Moore loves working in films but she doesn’t like to watch them. she told that she never saw any of her movies because she doesn’t enjoy watching herself. She loves working and prefers to be in the movie rather than in a movie theater. Surprisingly, she also passed this view to her children who don’t watch her movies.

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