She was once the winner of Hollywood's most profitable talents during the 90s.
But Jim Carrey claims that he was on the verge of giving up his acting and comedy career as a result of his secret struggle against depression and the pressure of fame.
The 56-year-old man told The Herald Sun: "Depression is caused by your body and your psyche that is exhausted by what you are trying to portray in the world."
"Your psyche runs out with who you're trying to portray in the world": actor Jim Carrey has revealed that he almost leaves Hollywood while secretly fighting with fame and depression
He explained that he went through a problematic moment in his life when he became disinterested and distant from the entertainment industry.
"It occurred to me one day," you've been out of business for five years. You left. The only thing that keeps you here is this physical avatar that does this to make a living, but you're not here, this is not who you are. "
With 35 years as a television and film actor, Jim spoke frankly about fame and described it as "fleeting".
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Reflecting on deep thought, he asked: "Does anyone know who designed the great pyramid of Giza?" No. Here you are, fame is fleeting. "
Jim has starred in comedy films such as The Mask, Dumb and Dumber and Bruce Almighty, before winning a Golden Globe for The Truman Show.
However, while the veteran star is often the face of comedy and laughter, Jim has faced many falls throughout his professional and personal life.
Tragedy: his ex-girlfriend the Irish esthetician Cathriona White committed suicide in 2016, at his home in Los Angeles, which he described in a statement as a "lightning strike"
His ex-girlfriend and Irish esthetician Cathriona White committed suicide in 2016, at his home in Los Angeles, which he described at the time in a statement as a "lightning strike".
The Canadian-born actor stars in a new comedy drama called Kidding, playing a children's television host named Mr. Pickles.
The program continues its struggle to be the face of a multi-million dollar empire after suffering a family tragedy.
The joke is now broadcasting on Stan
New project: the actor stars in a new comedy drama called Kidding, playing a children's television anchor named Mr. Pickles. The program continues its struggle to be the face of a multi-million dollar empire after suffering a family tragedy. In the photo: Still joking