Kendall Jenner Says She Has 'Full-On Panic Attacks' Over 'Everything Going On' in the World'

Kendall Jenner is addressing more than just her acne this week. 

After calling out her critics who drew attention to her complexion at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, the 22-year-old model covers the February issue of Harper's Bazaar, which hits newsstands on Jan. 23, and inside the magazine, she admits that sometimes her worrying gets the best of her. 

"I have such debilitating anxiety because of everything going on that I literally wake up in the middle of the night with full-on panic attacks," she confides. "Where do I even start? Everything is so horrible, it’s hard to name one thing. I just think that the world needs so much love. I wish I had the power to send Cupid around the planet, as cheesy as that sounds."

Jenner adds, "You go online and you see everyone saying the worst things to each other, and it’s hard to stay positive. It’s hard not to get eaten alive by all the negativity."

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star is also candid about what she missed out on by growing up in the public eye. "The obvious answer is college, I guess, but I don’t even know if I regret that," she says. "For 11th and 12th, I did home school, but I still saw a lot of my old friends. I didn’t go to prom, though, which was kind of annoying."

As for the perks of not being a celebrity, Jenner notes, "I can’t really complain except for now, maybe, I would like to go to Disneyland or a public beach. To go to a beach in peace would be lovely. To be able to hang out and meet new people and not be bothered would be awesome."

Since leveraging a successful career in modeling, Jenner has been compared to those that came before her, including '90s supermodels like Cindy Crawford and Tyra Banks, and while times have changed, she insists that it's not any easier.

"I’ve actually talked about it with a couple of women, like Cindy Crawford, who have been doing this for a long time. I feel like social media obviously has a lot to do with how it’s different," she explains. "A lot of people are like, 'Oh, it’s so much easier now because you have Instagram. You don’t even need an agency anymore.' But that’s just not true."

Jenner continues, "I still had to go to all the castings, I still had to go meet all the photographers, I still had to do all of that to get to where I am now. There wasn’t a step taken out just because I had social media. I still have 12-hour days, I still have even 24-hour days sometimes; I still have to do all those things. We don’t work any less hard than the ’90s models did when they were young."


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When ET asked Crawford, 51, about supermodels today versus the '90s, she shared a similar point of view to that of Jenner when it comes to Instagram and Twitter. 

"In terms of modeling, the social media generation has the advantage that they're all already models in their own life," she said. "Even not professional models, they know their angles, honey, better than me. I'm always like, 'How do you do that selfie?' I can't quite figure out the selfie."

Here's more of Jenner speaking her mind after the Golden Globes:


Kendall Jenner Fights Back at Haters Who Say She's Not a Supermodel

Kendall Jenner on Kaia Gerber: 'We'll All Go Broke' When She Hits the Scene

Tyra Banks Defends Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid Against Comments That They're 'Not True Supermodels'