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Julia Stiles reveals she doesn't watch 10 Things I Hate About You

The 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You is revered as a teen classic and launched the careers of Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Julia Stiles. But 20 years since the film's release, Stiles has revealed she can't bear to watch the film. In an interview with People, released Friday, she compared the film to a prom video she chooses to avoid.  Not a fan: In an interview with People , released Friday, Julia Stiles compared the film to a prom video she chooses to avoid (pictured in 2017)The 38-year-old said she chooses to 'just look away' from the movie but admitted she is happy people enjoy it.  'If you had your prom video or a home video from high school, I don’t know that I’d watch it. I usually just look away,' she said. She continued: 'I’m glad that people enjoyed it and I’m glad that they’re still talking about it. I don’t take that for granted, but I look away pretty quickly.'  Icons: 'If you had your prom video or a home video from high school, I don’t know that I’d watch it. I usually just look away,' she said  (Pictured with Heath Ledger and Joseph Gordon-Levitt on set in 1999)Directed by Gil Junger, it earned $53.5 million at the box office and came to take a life of its own with a cult following. The film was inspired by William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, and Stiles starred opposite the late Heath Ledger in the film.Stiles went on to win the 2000 CFCA Award for Most Promising Actress for her role. Embarrassing: She continued: 'I’m glad that people enjoyed it and I’m glad that they’re still talking about it. I don’t take that for granted, but I look away pretty quickly' 'The success of it was an affirmation of some of my instincts,' the Save the Last Dance actress said. She continued: 'I was just so eager to get that part because it was unique at the time. I hadn’t read a character that was so feisty, outspoken and opinionated so when other people responded to that it was an affirmation that I was on the right track.'Two decades later Stiles is now starring in Sundance Now's drama series Riviera and is set to star in the upcoming Hustlers film alongside Cardi B and Jennifer Lopez.   Teen classic: Directed by Gil Junger, it earned $53.5 million at the box office and came to take a life of its own with a cult followingThe second season of Riviera is now streaming on Sundance Now. The 2019 film will follow a group of strippers who join together to seek revenge on their male Wall Street clients. Crazy Rich Asians' Constance Wu is also starring in the film.    From Shakespeare to the big screen: The film was inspired by William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, and Stiles starred opposite the late Heath Ledger in the film On the drama Stiles said 'Jennifer Lopez is so riveting in this movie, the audience is going to be floored when they watch it. I would do scenes with her and it took every ounce of me to not have my jaw to the floor.' While she may star on the big screen everyday she plays the role of mom to her
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Julia O'Hara Stiles (born March 28, 1981) is an American actress. Born and raised in New York City, Stiles began acting at age 11 and made her screen debut as Erica Dansby in six episodes of the television series Ghostwriter (1993-1994). Her first film role was in I Love You, I Love You Not (1996), followed by a lea... More

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