Hollywood celebrities also have some weird and interesting habits which they used to have when they were in their childhood. Here we have an impeccable actress Jessica Chastain, who did something hilarious when she was a child to get attention. The actress when she was a child, craved attention all the time and what she did to get that is interesting to know.

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Jessica Chastain

We will delve into the early years of the actress where she did weird things to get the attention of people and her peers near her. The acclaimed actress revealed how she behaved when she was a child and recalling it makes her laugh.

Jessica Chastain’s Quest for Attention in School

Actress Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain

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In a glimpse into her early years, a unique and intriguing facet of Jessica Chastain‘s character emerges. Long before she became a celebrated actress, Chastain’s desire for attention was evident even in her school days. A rather unconventional tactic she employed to captivate her peers involved an unexpected and curious act: she ingeniously made her classmates watch as she consumed orange and banana peels. The actress revealed:

“I remember sitting in the cafeteria and eating orange peels and banana peels because it made people notice me. The other kids would be like, ‘Oh my God, look at her.’ I know, it’s terrible. I just wanted people to notice me for being a weirdo, that I was existing, something.”

Chastain delvs into her childhood fascination with banana peels around the 40-minute mark in the podcast by WTF with Marc Maron Podcast. Jessica Chastain’s early life was marked by a determination that would come to define her career. It was during her school days that her penchant for attention led to a rather unconventional way of capturing her peers’ focus by boldly consuming orange and banana peels. This audacious spirit would later manifest in her fearless pursuit of complex and diverse roles in the entertainment industry.

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Jessica Chastain’s Journey of Art, Advocacy, and Impact in Films

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Jessica Chastain

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Jessica Chastain’s acting career began on the stage, with her performing in various theater productions. She made her on-screen debut in 2004 with a guest role on the television series ER. However, her breakthrough came in 2011 with a series of acclaimed performances in films like The Tree of Life and The Help. Her role as Celia Foote in The Help earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Beyond her acting career, Chastain has used her platform to advocate for gender equality and to raise awareness about issues within the entertainment industry. She has been outspoken about the gender pay gap and the need for more diverse and complex roles for women in film. Chastain’s legacy in the entertainment industry is defined by her dedication to her craft, her ability to portray complex characters, and her efforts to advocate for positive change. Her impact goes beyond the screen, as she has become a symbol of empowerment and progress for many aspiring actors and individuals within the industry.

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Source: WTF Podcast

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