Kristen Stewart has spoken about shying away from interviews due to her anxiety many times. While promoting "Spencer" Stewart sat for a long interview on CBS Sunday Morning. She discussed how she wasn't prepared to deal with the amount of tabloid attention that followed. Since the Twilight, years have passed Stewart has remained private about her personal life and still does not appear often on interviews.
Even the powers of Disney could not get Christian Bale back on late-night television. Although the actor will speak for print interviews, Bale's last appearance on a talk show was in the early days he starred along with Matthew McConaughey and Gerard Butler in the 2002 sci-fi fantasy film "Reign of Fire" and went on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilbourne to promote it.
Joaquin Phoenix has made it clear that he dislikes the busy and awkward settings of talk shows. He famously walked out of an interview with the Telegraph when questioned about the potential misinterpretation of his film "Joker." While Phoenix has earned recognition as a gifted actor, his skills as an interviewer have been questionable throughout his career.
Leonardo DiCaprio, a well-known actor, has stepped back from doing talk show interviews despite his long-standing presence in the media. While he occasionally appears in group settings to promote specific projects, he prefers not to engage in one-on-one interviews. Fans interested in his personal life often have to rely on tabloids for information.