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Jessica Chastain Talks About Growing Up in Poverty

Jessica Chastain Talks About Growing Up in Poverty

Jessica Chastain is opening up about her background and how her childhood was different than what people would probably expect.

The two-time Oscar-nominated actress talked about growing up in poverty and how it caused her to grow up “with a lot of resentment.”

Click inside to find out what she said…

“I don’t talk about it much, but it was really, um, it was not what you would expect,” she told the Sunday Times. “When people see me, I think they expect a different background than I have.

“So because I come from that place, I know what it’s like. And it makes me angry. And I don’t [want] anyone else to be denied anything. In terms of a voice, being seen, being acknowledged and valued,” she added.

Jessica revealed that when she was attending Juilliard School of Performing Arts, she worked at the school in ordered to attended.

“There were people that saw I was struggling as a kid and they helped me. And that’s why I ended up where I am now,” she said.

Jessica recently talked about how she hates singing on camera.

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