Reese Witherspoon Says ‘Wild’ Caused Panic Attacks for Weeks: ‘Changed Me on Cellular Level’

Reese Witherspoon Says ‘Wild’ Caused Panic Attacks for Weeks: ‘Changed Me on Cellular Level’
Reese Witherspoon joined Tracee Ellis Ross for a conversation in the latest Interview magazine (via Insider) and revealed she suffered three weeks of panic attacks leading into the production of “Wild.” Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and based on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, the film casts Witherspoon as a broken woman who pieces her life together by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Witherspoon earned acclaim for her performance and Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, and Screen Actors Guild nominations for Best Actress.

“I was so scared to do that,” Witherspoon said when naming “Wild” the biggest acting challenge of her career. “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. There
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