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Aubrey Plaza cringes when watching herself on screen

Aubrey Plaza finds it "excruciating" to watch herself on screen.

The actress can next be seen in film Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, about two brothers (Zac Efron and Adam Devine) who need plus ones to their sister's nuptials. Despite the job of an actress requiring countless promotion, most recently the film's Los Angeles premiere, Aubrey admits she doesn't feel at ease in the spotlight.


"That kind of attention always makes me feel uncomfortable. I'm all dolled up. I have heels on and can't walk," she told dailyherald.com. "It was fun to celebrate the movie... but for me, it's always very excruciating watching myself."


With her other credits including flicks Life After Beth and Dirty Grandpa, and hit TV series Parks and Recreation, the 32-year-old has become known for her comedic performances, and she admits people often assume she's the same as her characters.


However, for Aubrey, all that matters is that she's busy with work and scoring roles she enjoys, no matter how much time and effort it requires.


"It's hard for me to keep in perspective what has happened or where I am in my career," she shrugged. "I never feel satisfied. I never feel like I can take a break... So I'm looking forward to just feeling that way my whole life. I just want so badly for things that I'm in to be great, but you don't have control over any of it."


Aubrey doesn't have a dream role in mind, which has enabled her to experiment when it comes to projects.


"If you told me, 'Aubrey, you can write whatever you want. What's your dream role?' I'm just blank," she admitted. "I don't know. That's not how I think. There's not one character. Like, 'I always wanted to be a sexy lawyer who's secretly an alien.'"


Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates is out in the U.S. now and hits the U.K. on 10 August (16).