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Julia Stiles Says She Has A Hard Time Watching '10 Things I Hate About You'

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Jul. 5 2019, Published 4:09 p.m. ET

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Julia Stiles starred in one of 1999's biggest teen comedies but she admitted she finds it very challenging to watch 10 Things I Hate About You two decades later.

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“If you had your prom video or a home video from high school, I don’t know that I’d watch it,” the 38-year-old confessed to People.

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She continued, “I usually just look away. I’m glad that people enjoyed it and I’m glad that they’re still talking about it."

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"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 actress added.

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The flick was inspired by William Shakespeare's play, The Taming of the Shrew. The movie was later adapted by ABC Family into a half-hour sitcom. The series starred Lindsey Shaw and Ethan Peck.

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Julia played the title role of "The Shrew," a.k.a Katarina Stratford while the late Heath Ledger portrayed her love interest Patrick Verona.

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10 Things I Hate About You launched the careers of Julia, Heath as well as Hollywood A-listers like Gabrielle Union, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Andrew Keegan.

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The Hustlers star also revealed to the publication, “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.”

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