Jessica Chastain reveals she ate banana peels at school to get attention
Jessica Chastainthe experience in school was a bit bananas.
Ugly The actress recently reflected on her days in class, where she ate shocking food in the cafeteria to turn heads.
“I was an obnoxious kid because I didn’t get the proper attention,” she said. The Guardian December 10. “I would do things like eat banana peels in canteens so kids would notice me.”
Reflecting on this chapter of her life, Jessica noted how her grades had changed her perception of herself. She told the outlet, “I always thought I wasn’t a smart person because I was doing poorly in school.”
But even though Jessica didn’t feel connected to the program, there was one experience in her upbringing that changed the trajectory of her life.
“There was a trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and I saw Marco Barricelli play Richard III, she explained. Something opened in me. It was the strangest thing, that I could be so moved. I had the biggest crush on this actor. I became obsessed with Shakespeare.”