Emma Stone Gets Candid About Her Panic Attacks And The Sony Hack

AND why she didn't want to do 'Ghostbusters.'

While Emma Stone is normally the coolest gal you ever did see, she's revealed just how distraught she was after the Sony hacks.

The 26-year-old has come forward in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, admitting she did the "worst thing ever" when her email address and phone number were posted on WikiLeaks.

“I was getting all these emails and texts from people I didn’t know—‘Hi, I’m Joe from the U.K. I like your movies’—and I was so overwhelmed that I went to my inbox and I deleted all my emails.

"In about a 30-second span, I hit ‘Select All’ and ‘Delete Forever,’ and thousands of emails, like six years of emails, are now gone forever. I was just so freaked out that someone was in there… It was horrible."

Turns out Emma has done more than cringe over the lost memories.

"I cried for like an hour. Most of the emails I’m mourning [for] I can still talk to the person and get them back. But there [are] others where the person is actually gone. It really sucks.”

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So was it the looming corporation that maaaaaybe made her reject the offer to star in the Ghostbusters reboot?

"The script was really funny," she said. "A franchise is a big commitment—it’s a whole thing. I think maybe I need a minute before I dive back into that water."

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Hmm, we're guessing the Spider-Man series has GOT to tire a gal out.

The actress also enlightened us on the enigma that is Emma. It so happens that acting hasn’t only earned her Oscar nominations, but it's also made her a bit of a "Zen master." This didn't come without a bit of turmoil first…

Emma shed some light on how she grew up suffering from extreme anxiety.

"The first time I had a panic attack I was sitting in my friend's house, and I thought the house was burning down. I called my mom and she brought me home, and for the next three years it just would not stop.

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"I would go to the nurse at lunch most days and just wring my hands. I would ask my mom to tell me exactly how the day was going to be, then ask again 30 seconds later. I just needed to know that no one was going to die and nothing was going to change."

While her doting parents whisked her away to a therapist, the star-to-be went her own way. Theater became all she needed.

"There's something about the immediacy of acting.

"You can't afford to think about a million other things. You have to think about the task at hand. Acting forces me to sort of be like a Zen master: What is happening right in this moment?"

Just when we thought we couldn't love Emma more. While we love it when celebs spill (for the hell of it!), we're sure Emma's struggle will be something a lot of ladies can identify with.

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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.au. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.

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