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Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, 54, reveals his struggle with fame

‘You feel like an animal in a cage’: Hollywood star Keanu Reeves reveals the struggles of living in the public eye and says his home is constantly surrounded by fans

Keanu Reeves is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, having shot to fame back in the late 1980s after starring as Theodore ‘Ted’ Logan in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

But the 54-year-old actor has revealed he’s struggled with becoming a household name, admitting he sometimes feels like a ‘caged animal’ as a result.  

Speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, Keanu said he often struggles with star spotters, who sit outside his Los Angeles mansion.

'You feel like an animal in a cage': Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, 54, has revealed his struggle with his global fame while speaking to The Sunday Telegraph. Here in May, 2019

‘You feel like an animal in a cage’: Hollywood star Keanu Reeves, 54, has revealed his struggle with his global fame while speaking to The Sunday Telegraph. Here in May, 2019 

‘Ill come out in the morning and get my newspaper (and they’re there). You feel like an animal in a cage,’ he said.  

Keanu explained that there are often tourists, vans, and trucks are parked outside of his West Hollywood home.

‘They visit everyone’s homes and sit outside,’ he added. 

Intense: 'They visit everyone's homes and sit outside,' the Hollywood star said, adding their are often tourists, vans and trucks parked outside of his Los Angeles home

Intense: ‘They visit everyone’s homes and sit outside,’ the Hollywood star said, adding their are often tourists, vans and trucks parked outside of his Los Angeles home

‘They look at you like: ‘There’s One!’ And I get it. But walking around LA, no one cares pretty much.’  

Elsewhere, the John Wick star explained that he also practiced meditation, which he liked to do in order to stay calm. 

‘I don’t meditate regularly, but I highly recommend it,’ he said.   

Calm: Keanu (pictured) surprisingly revealed he likes to meditate, although he doesn't get to do it regularly enough. Pictured here in April this year

Calm: Keanu (pictured) surprisingly revealed he likes to meditate, although he doesn’t get to do it regularly enough. Pictured here in April this year  

Reboot: Keanu is a busy man, having dished details about the in-the-works sequel for Bill and Ted franchise, titled Bill and Ted Face The Music, while on Stephen Colbert this week

Reboot: Keanu is a busy man, having dished details about the in-the-works sequel for Bill and Ted franchise, titled Bill and Ted Face The Music, while on Stephen Colbert this week 

It comes after the Matrix hunk dished the details on a in the works sequel for Bill and Ted franchise, entitled Bill and Ted Face The Music. 

Appearing on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Friday night, Keanu revealed that the new movie will explore what life is like for Bill and Ted now that they have families. 

The story will see the best friends battle against time do write a song that will save the universe. 

The film is scheduled for a release on August 21, 2020.  

Fame: Keanu is known for one of his biggest films The Matrix, which he played freedom fighter, Neo. Pictured here in 2003's The Matrix: Reloaded

Fame: Keanu is known for one of his biggest films The Matrix, which he played freedom fighter, Neo. Pictured here in 2003’s The Matrix: Reloaded

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