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Christina Aguilera Struggled to See Movie Debut 'Burlesque'

November 24, 2010 (6:41 am) GMT
The singer-turned-actress was nervous to watch her film because she is starring alongside 'amazing players' like Cher, Stanley Tucci and Kristen Bell.
Christina Aguilera

had to be coerced into watching her big screen debut in "" - because she's so "critical" of her own performances. The "Genie in a Bottle" hitmaker plays a small-town girl struggling to make it as a dancer in the new movie, also starring and .

Aguilera admits she was wracked with nerves about appearing alongside such established names - and she was worried about seeing her turn in the film for the first time. She explains, "I'm very critical of myself. I had to drag my feet to even see the screening to 'Burlesque'. First of all, it's my first big movie. I'm starring in it opposite Cher, , Kristen Bell, you've got all these amazing players in the movie and then there's me - a first timer."

"I opened up and gave my all to it but it's so hard - I don't even watch my own performances back when I am in my comfort zone on stage and on tour - once it's out of me and done I have to let it live in the universe cos if I watch it back I will critique myself to death."

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