Salma Hayek Once Withdrew from Broadway Musical Due to Stage Fright

According to the London Evening Standard, Salma Hayek once withdrew from plans to star in a Broadway musical due to severe stage fright.

The actress, who says she's secure on camera but not onstage, told the London Evening Standard, "It would have been the worst musical ever...I think the only way I can overcome my stage fright would be here in London. I cured my phobia of snakes in 'From Dusk Till Dawn.' But the fear of the audience looking at me - that's a whole other thing."

Read the original report here.

Hayek received an Academy Award nomination for her performance as Frida Kahlo in the film Frida. Her other film credits include the aforementioned From Dusk Till Dawn, Fools Rush In, Wild Wild West, Dogma, Traffic, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, In the Time of the Butterflies, Puss in Boots, Oliver Stone's Savages and more. She is also a producer.

Photos by © Sara De Boer / Retna Ltd.

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