Chris Evans speaks to Jimmy Kimmel on Jimmy Kimmel Live April 11, 2016.
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April 12, 2016 7:55 AM EDT

Chris Evans discussed why he was reluctant to be Captain America last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The actor intitally blamed his aversion to taking the Marvel role to his “social anxiety” with the movie industry and having to be tied to a giant “nine-picture contract.”

In the end, Evans realised it was fear holding him back and the rest is history.

Watch the full interview above.


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