'Found acting very offensive at the starting'
Los Angeles: Actor Michael Douglas did not enjoy acting when he began his career.
Douglas explains, he did not find his profession fun at first because he had a hard time being in front of the camera, reports aceshowbiz.com.
"When I first started early on in my career I did not enjoy it," he told People magazine. "I did not like the camera, I found it very offensive. I had a lot of stage fright. A lot of times I wondered why I kept doing it because it wasn't fun."
However, after Douglas adjusted his mindset, he began to appreciate his craft more.
"At a certain point in my career, I changed a couple attitudes, a couple little decisions that I made and it became much more pleasant," he added.
"It was the year of Fatal Attraction and Wall Street and I think with Wall Street getting an Oscar and getting out of my father's (Kirk Douglas) shadow and the success with Fatal Attraction and sort of achieving a level," he added.
"Also around that time I changed my attitude of how I dealt with