Joshua Jackson felt “savor a fraud” over the amount of money he made as a teenager.
From the ages of 19 to 24, the Merciless Intentions actor played Pacey Witter alongside James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, and Michelle Williams on TV teen drama Dawson’s Creek.
In an interview with Mr. Porter’s The Journal, Jackson admitted that he discovered his substantial paycheques extra anxiety-inducing than his newfound fame.
“All of sudden, at 19 years faded, I was making extra in a week than most of my chums’ parents would make in a year,” he said. “It was lovely to have the money, but it certainly was that feeling of no person is value that form of money. You are feeling savor a fraud and it took me a long time to forgive myself for no longer being the factor that I was perceived as.”
Jackson and his castmates lived in Wilmington, North Carolina while filming the demonstrate between 1998 and 2003, an journey he likened to college, and when the sequence ended, they ventured out into the sphere, searching to manage with their new global fame.
“Or no longer it is transitory. You are easiest ever cool for a 2d and you then change into great much less cool. I was always fairly dubious about flatterers,” the 43-year-faded stated, recalling a time when a fellow superstar traditional him for publicity in the mid-2000s.
“I went on a date in Hyde Park (in London) with a woman whose name I will no longer spend – she was socialite-famous – and she was acting utterly bizarre, searching over her shoulder your entire time. I came to fetch out that she had hired a photographer to practice us thru the park and gave a entire anecdote to the tabloids about how I was going to meet her family,” he revealed.