Olivia Munn can't stop pulling out her eyelashes

How does one rip out one's eyelashes?

Just ask Magic Mike star Olivia Munn, who suffers from an unusual impulse control disorder called trichotillomania.

The 32-year-old US actress-model told the New York Daily News that when she gets anxious: "I don't bite my nails, but I rip out my eyelashes."

"It doesn't hurt, but it's really annoying.

"Every time I run out of the house, I have to stop and pick up a whole set of fake eyelashes."

Munn, who is best known for her comedic work in Comedy Central's The Daily Show, said the problem stems from her anxiety disorder.

She said once, she was too afraid to enter a Memorial Day party without a friend by her side.

"I don't want people to be mean to me. As an Air Force kid, I moved around a lot when I was younger and no one was nice to the new kid.

"So there is always this feeling that someone will make fun of me."

Munn also mentioned that she has too much anxiety to raise a child. "Like I need more anxiety in my life," she said.

This article was first published in The New Paper .

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