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Neve Campbell hated LA life

Neve Campbell hated LA life

Neve Campbell never "felt at home" living in LA.

The Canadian actress made the Hollywood movie hub her home when after she shot to fame in Wes Craven's slasher franchise 'Scream' but after a number of setbacks, including being terrorised by a stalker and hating the roles she was being offered, she ditched the American dream in favour of a quieter and cultured life in London, England.

Speaking of her life in LA, Neve explained: "I had security because of a stalker, which was horrible. I wasn't interested in the things I was being offered. I was sitting in LA getting sad. I lived there for 13 years and I never felt at home. LA is very isolating. It's not a walking city and it's not a very cultured city. In London I got culture, that's for sure."

However, she didn't stay in London for long because it is "so expensive that people are grumpy" and finally settled in New York City, where she met her partner J.J. Feild with whom she had three-year-old son, Caspian.

And the star is relieved she no longer gets caught up in the hype of Los Angeles and claims she doesn't even know when the Academy Awards take place.

She told The Guardian newspaper: "I feel out of step with Hollywood and I love that.. I don't know when the Oscars are. That's such a great feeling."

Asked if her attitude annoys her agent, she added: "I guess! When I was in London my agent was always telling me to get back to the US, always saying, 'Don't you care about your American profile?'"