Anxiety is my superpower: Zoey Deutch
Los Angeles: Actor Zoey Deutch says anxiety is her superpower and she sees it as one of her "key motivators".
In the November cover interview for Cosmopolitan, the actor opened up about her lifelong mental health struggle, reports eonline.com.
"I came into this world with anxiety. I used to hold my breath from anxiety when I was a baby and it would make me faint," said the 24-year-old.
Deutch, whose parents are Back To The Future actor Lea Thompson and Pretty in Pink director Howard Deutch, shared that her anxiety can be painful and all-consuming, but it keeps her centered.
"There are times when it's debilitating," she said, adding: "And there are times when it makes me laugh, like in the car today when I lost the plot entirely. But I actually feel like my superpower is my anxiety. It's one of my key motivators and it's at the center of my ambition."
Despite her best efforts to adult successfully, the young actor joked that she feels that her quarter-life crisis is