Actor Lana Condor, who rose to fame after her movie ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before‘, has mentioned that her psychological well being was in a shambles after the success of her movie, which launched on Netflix and was a lot appreciated worldwide. “[The first movie] was received way better than I had ever imagined in my wildest dreams. It changed much of my life very quickly,” Condor was quoted as telling Self journal.
In the movie — based mostly on a ebook collection by Jenny Han — the actor made her debut as teenager Lara Jean Song Covey, who writes a collection of affection letters to her previous and current crushes, however by no means sends them, till they’re leaked. The film turned out to be massively in style. It made Condor’s fame soar. Her co-star Noah Centineo additionally grew to become ‘internet’s boyfriend’, and two extra sequels — additionally based mostly on Han’s novels — have been introduced. While one launched final yr, the opposite will launch this month.
Condor informed the journal that apart from the success of ‘To All the Boys…‘ she additionally skilled an “emotional whiplash” whereas filming a gritty collection known as ‘Deadly Class‘.
“I was just saying yes to everything because it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and you want to capitalize on it, and you want to feel like you’re fully embracing everything. But I’ve never felt more horrible mentally.”
The actor added within the interview that she would really feel “burned out”. “I would go home at night and I couldn’t speak. I couldn’t eat. I couldn’t sleep. I would shake going to bed and shake waking up because it was just so much stimulation.”
She mentioned she additionally reached a “breaking point” and at last dropped her “upbeat facade during a phone call with her team”. “I had this moment where I just was in tears, telling them that I don’t feel okay. And they were all shocked because I wasn’t open about my feelings. No one knew.”
The actor mentioned opening up about her expertise and what she was present process, together with the assist she obtained from her dad and mom, helped her to rebuild her psychological well being.