The new Brie! Brie Larson opened up about how joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe allowed her to see herself — and, more specifically, her mental health — in a different way.
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“For me, my baseline has been … I’m an introvert with asthma. Like, that’s been my story for myself. I’m introverted, I’m scared, I have social anxiety,” the actress, 30, explained in a Thursday, July 2, YouTube video on her newly launched channel. “And through, in particular, playing Captain Marvel, that like kind of wiped clean those titles I had for myself and made me go, ‘Whoa, I’m not really that anymore.’”
She added that “speaking out, telling my story, talking about things that I’m scared of has just helped me so muc...