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    Jonah Hill Said That He Had "Too Much Power" When He Was Younger And Needed To "Hit Pause" In His Career

    "I wasn't really looking inward."

    You know Jonah Hill.

    Jonah Hill poses on the red carpet while wearing glasses and a coat and sweater
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    In a recent interview with GQ, the actor reflected on growing up fast in Hollywood and why he recently took time off from his career.

    “I was a kid," he reflected on his early years of stardom. "I had probably too much power for a young person, and too much autonomy, and not enough life skills."

    "I dropped out of college, and I used to not get why people would go to college. Because if you’re ambitious, why would you spend four years just idling?"

    "And then I didn’t realize until I turned 30 that what those four years gave all my friends was this wobbling period of how to be a person."

    Hill went on to say that, in his 20s, he "wasn’t really looking inward" and "was just running toward success" before reaching a turning point in his 30s that led him to make his directorial debut, Mid90s.

    "I hit Pause. I took three or four years to reshape things. I was like, I could just do this for 10 more years and I’m not going to evolve as a person."

    Read the entire interview here.