Do actors become jealous of each other?

By Alan Chenkin, Learned about celebrities by reading the tabloids in the checkout aisle.

Yes and no — While jealousy exists in the acting world, it is frequently “Acting”. Sometimes it is a ploy to get more play in the tabloids! I have done some copious searching on the web, and came up with some very relevant posts and some good reading. I will leave it to you as to what is real and what is Hollywood! Enjoy.

Don’t Be Like That: Celebrities Who Seem To Be Jealous Of Other Celebrities

Sometimes actors have “hated” on each other and it makes them more famous — The Complete Video History of the Jimmy Kimmel-Matt Damon Feud — Time. This feud lives on today, as Jimmy Kimmel ends each show with regrets to Matt Damon, they ran out of time for him to appear on the show!

Even if you are jealous, remember you are an actor, control your emotions, and be gracious and supportive. My mother always taught me that you get more bees with honey than vinegar. Yet we know that these feuds, like the Matt Damon — Jimmy Kimmel fiasco, are staged hollywood spectacles, and not raging hostility. Jealousy and Envy: New Views about Two Powerful Feelings (Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series) (9780881634709): Léon Wurmser, Heidrun Jarass: Books

Professional Jealousy — The Struggling actress

Actor Jealousy and Comparisons — Backstage

Jealousy–The Sin No One Talks about: How to Overcome Envy and Live a Life of Freedom — Amazon Books

The Secret to Overcoming Jealousy & Competition in Acting — Backstage

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