Calista Flockhart shares negative impact Ally McBeal fame had on her mental health

The actress shot to fame in 1997 when she portrayed the titular character in the zany legal comedy-drama which ran until 2002 and pulled in huge ratings. But her overnight success came at a cost as she soon found herself being followed relentlessly by the paparazzi. Opening up to The Hollywood Reporter's Awards Chatter podcast, the iconic actress recalled, "I realised that this was really cool, that people were watching it and talking about it, and then people started debating about it. I mean, it was amazing. That's the goal, right?"