The Pitch Perfect actress has revealed her experience playing the role of Alice who is suffering from emotional abuse as a result of the actions of her boyfriend an important significance for her.

"I was coming out of a personal experience with emotional abuse and psychological abuse, "I think my rep sent it to me because

he knew what I'd been dealing with and sent it along. Because he was like, 'This sort of speaks to everything that you've been talking to me about.'"

Kendrick revealed more details about the previous relationship, but she declined to identify the person she was speaking of.

Anna Kendrick

"I was in a situation where I loved and trusted this person more than I trusted myself," she explained. "

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So when that person is telling you that you have a distorted sense of reality and that you are impossible and that all

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the stuff that you think is going on is not going on, your life gets really confusing really quickly."

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Kendrick said, "And I was in a situation where, at the end, I had the unique experience of finding out that everything 

I thought was going on was in fact going on. So I had this kind of springboard for feeling and recovery that a lot of people don't get."