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Allison Williams Sounds Stressed Out

Photo: Glamour

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Allison Williams may no longer be a closet theater kid thanks to her debut as Peter Pan, but she's still plagued with anxieties. The death of her parents, for example, and other slightly more innocuous things. Speaking to Glamour as the magazine's February cover star, she touches on her main sources of stress:

Babies, man. BABIES.

"I have a lot of questions: How do I get to a place in my career where I can go be a mom for a little while, and then come back and be a mom and an actress at the same time?...Every time I find a woman in film, an actress who has kids, I, like a sociopath, corner her and ask, 'How did it work?' Everyone says, 'Don't think so much.' Jemima [Kirke], from Girls, is always saying, 'Just get pregnant! Just have a baby.' And I'm like, 'You are so much cooler than I am.' I love what I do, but I have no doubt that when I start my family, that's life. This is my job, but that's life."

Photo: Glamour

Going onto the Peter Pan stage

"The day of the performance, I was focused, chill, then emotional. My makeup artist had to redo all my makeup because I cried so much before the show started."

Coming off of the Peter Pan stage

"Then, the minute I flew out the window in the end, I burst into tears again. To tell a cast that opening night is also closing night is just crazy."

Achieving

"I have vague EGOT [Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony] goals. Who doesn't? I have zero of those so far, so I have a lot of work to do."