‘Abandoned’ Jackman felt powerless as a kid

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman, who was abandoned by his mother at a young age, says it had a drastic effect on his life.

“From the moment mum left, I was a fearful kid who felt powerless. I was the youngest. I used to

be the first one home and I was frightened to go inside. I couldn’t go into the house on my own. I’d wait outside, scared, frustrated. Growing up I was scared of the dark. I was scared of heights,” Jackman told Parade magazine, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

“It limited me. I hated it, and that contributed to my anger. Isn’t most anger fear-based, ultimately? It emanates from some kind of powerlessness. I was really feeling that.”