Fans have expressed concern for a star of the hit Princess Diaries movies, who has taken to Twitter with a series of concerning posts.
The Princess Diaries actress Heather Matarazzo has said she is “struggling just to survive” and has hit [her] limit with life ”in a series of since-deleted tweets.
“I have hit my limit with whatever games the universe is playing. I am done. I am tired. I truly feel at af *** ing loss, ”wrote the 39-year-old, who played Lilly in the 2001 Garry Marshall film, New York Post reports.
“I feel at a loss because I feel I have done THE WORK, for a long time, with no complaint,” she said.
“I have taken the disappointments, the rejections, etc, and maintained that the rejection is redirection. I have had continual FAITH in the universe, but today, something broke. I feel cast. ”
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She further said she wanted a “life-changing win” in another now-deleted tweet.
“I’ve given my life to acting for over 30 years. And am done struggling just to survive, ”she said. “I just need a win. A life-changing win. Cause this ain’t it. F ** k. ”
The Post contacted Matarazzo’s representative for comment.
Fans expressed concern for the star – saying they were “a little worried” and offered support by “sending love” to her.
Since starring in the 2001 Disney movie and its 2004 sequel, Matarazzo has had roles in Welcome To The Dollhouse, Scream 3, Sisters and Saved!
Her IMDb page lists two additional films currently in post-production: The Mattachine Family and Paint.
This wouldn’t be the first time Matarazzo has been candid about struggling in the industry.
In 2017, she told the Guardian: “I don’t know if I took a step back from Hollywood, or Hollywood took a step back from me.”
In the same interview, she also revealed that she contemplated suicide after months of unsuccessful auditions in 2009.
‘I was like,’ What kind of sick and twisted universe is this? ‘ The fact that I’m still here is a miracle in itself, ”she said.
She said people had a perception that all actors live “untouchable, beautiful lives,” declaring: “But in reality, it’s just not the experience.”
Her reality was nearly signing up to be a Lyft driver in 2017, she told the newspaper.
“Most people think that I probably get paid a lot of money. But I really don’t, and most working actors don’t. I drive a beat-up f *** ing Prius and I just bought my first pair of new shoes in over two years, ”she said.
The Princess Diaries catapulted US actress Anne Hathaway to superstardom, and she went on to win a best supporting actress Oscar for The Miserables in 2013.
This story originally appeared on New York Post and was reproduced with permission