Top Stories

Jake Gyllenhaal: Acting is an 'Incredibly Immature & Selfish' Job

Jake Gyllenhaal: Acting is an 'Incredibly Immature & Selfish' Job

Jake Gyllenhaal addresses the crowd before a screening of his new movie Nightcrawler on Saturday night (October 25) at The Rave Theater in Philadelphia, Penn.

The 33-year-old actor, who took a ton of fan selfies, recently opened up about the oddity of being an actor.

“Acting is an incredibly immature and selfish profession, but I also believe on the flip side of that coin, it can also produce great empathy,” Jake said at a recent panel (via THR). “Understand that it is an extraordinarily sensitive job, and I don’t mean to be self-indulgent, but it’s an odd job. It’s an odd thing conjuring up feelings in the midst of all this chaos…it’s magic.”

20+ pictures inside of Jake Gyllenhaal at a screening of his new film…

Just Jared on Facebook
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 01
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 02
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 03
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 04
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 05
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 06
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 07
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 08
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 09
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 10
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 11
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 12
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 13
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 14
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 15
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 16
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 17
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 18
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 19
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 20
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 21
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 22
jake gyllenhaal acting selfish immature job 23

Photos: INFPhoto
Posted to: Jake Gyllenhaal

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Justin Bieber ditches his shirt at the gym - TMZ
  • Elton John is NOT retiring - Gossip Cop
  • Yara Shahidi started a fun new project - Just Jared Jr
  • Selena Gomez wears pajamas and heels while shopping- Radar
  • Milo Ventimiglia opens up about working with Will Smith - Lainey Gossip
  • Moana hits big at the box offices for the second weekend - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Copo

    Is he happy or sad now, or WTF??!!

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    Actually, acting is supposed to be an art form. The problem is that it’s an art form that has been devolved into a mess of garbage by the very people in the business — actors, studios, writers, everyone. If actors actually BELIEVED in acting as Art they wouldn’t put their jobs down the way this goofball is.

  • Lotus

    He is getting fat and desperate.

  • janine

    He doesn’t have a clue does he?

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here