Jason Segel Says He is ‘At all times Struggled’ with Nervousness: ‘We’re All a Mess’
Jason Segel is opening up about his psychological well being journey.
Segel, 43, stars reverse Harrison Ford in Apple TV+’s new remedy comedy Shrinking, as a person who tries counseling for the primary time after the loss of life of his spouse.
Whereas he expressed throughout an interview with Yahoo! Leisure that the present, which is now available to stream, helps to destigmatize mental illness, he revealed that he has requested for assist “so many occasions” and “in so many various methods.”
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“One of many issues our present exposes is that, ‘Oh, we’re all mess,’ ” he stated. “Like even the individual you suppose is your authority, they are a mess after they go residence, too.'”
He defined: “I am fairly aware of my very own psychological well being. I’ve at all times struggled a bit with anxiousness and a few sense that one thing is unsuitable and a way of impending doom. Sooner or later, I made a decision there is no motive to spend my life not feeling good, so I attempted to accumulate some instruments, remedy being one in all them, to really feel like all the things is okay.”
After How I Met Your Mother, which wrapped its ninth season in 2014, Shrinking is Segel’s first comedic tv function. The CBS comedy starred Josh Radnor with Segel enjoying his finest good friend, Marshall Eriksen.
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The “finest good friend” function was one which Segel performed again and again, telling Yahoo! Leisure, “I feel what I delivered to the desk was I appear to have established some sense that I am like your finest good friend.”
With Shrinking, he added, “What I stated to them was, ‘We must always push this character as far to the sting of likability as we are able to, and use this actually good sentiment [that I’ve built up] for evil, and have him get it unsuitable. Have him get it unsuitable a bunch, as a result of I feel that you will nonetheless really feel like, ‘He is doing his finest.’ “
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The primary two episodes of Shrinking are streaming now on Apple TV+.