Shailene Woodley’s Career Nearly Ended Due to Illness in Her Early 20s
“Big Little Lies” star Shailene Woodley opened up about a health scare that almost ended her career in her early 20s.In an interview with The New York Times, Woodley revealed that she missed out on a lot of early roles because she was “very, very sick.”“I haven’t spoken much about this yet publicly, and I will one day, but I was very, very sick in my early 20s.
While I was doing the ‘Divergent’ movies and working hard, I also was struggling with a deeply personal, very scary physical situation.
Because of that, I said no to a lot of opportunities because I needed to get better, and those jobs ended up going to peers of mine who I love,” she said.She said that it was unclear if she’d be able to continue working due to the unknown illness or if she’d even survive.
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