Busy Philipps always panics after doing interviews: 'Well, that was a disaster and I'm dead'

After two decades in the spotlight, Busy Philipps is well-accustomed to doing interviews -- but she still panics every time that red record light switches off.

"You can ask Marc Silverstein -- my husband," Busy told AOL as she sipped Three Olives Rosé at The Standard East Village. "I leave every interview and call him and say, 'Well, that was a disaster and I'm dead. It's all downhill. I sounded so dumb; it was terrible.'"

She's convinced, she said, that eventually, she's going to really put her foot in her mouth: "Someday, that's what it's gonna be. But I can't stop being who I am out of fear of the unknown."

The "I Feel Pretty" star -- whose husband directed the movie! -- is known and loved for being completely candid with her fans, especially via social media. Her nearly 1 million Instagram followers are accustomed to Busy's refreshingly uncontrived updates, whether they come from her couch or the Academy Awards.

"The teens love Gucci, and so does Marc Silverstein," she deadpanned from her car Tuesday night as she and her husband made their way to the film's red carpet premiere.

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Busy Philipps through her career
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Busy Philipps during 'Man on the Moon' - Hollywood Premiere at Mann Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
FREAKS AND GEEKS -- 1999 -- Pictured: (l-r) Busy Philipps as Kim Kelly, James Franco as Daniel Desario (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Busy Philipps and Colin Hanks (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)
FREAKS AND GEEKS -- Season 1 -- Pictured: Busy Philipps as Kim Kelly -- (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FREAKS AND GEEKS -- 1999 -- Pictured: (l-r) Linda Cardellini as Lindsay Weir, Busy Philipps as Kim Kelly (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Colin Hanks and Busy Philipps (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Busy Philipps during The Smokers Premiere at The Green Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Busy Philipps during 'K-19: The Widowmaker' Premiere at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Busy Philipps (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage)
Busy Philipps during The World Premiere of 'Bruce Almighty' at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Busy Philipps during 'White Chicks' Premiere at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
Busy Philipps during Conde Nast Traveler Hot Nights Los Angeles - Red Carpet at Spider Club in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 30: Actress Busy Philipps poses at the Dogswell Dog Treats Presents: The Fourth Annual Much Love Animal Rescue Bow Wow Ween on October 30, 2005 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. Much Love is a non-profit, no kill charity that finds homes for dogs and cats about to be terminated at Los Angeles area animal shelters. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) Busy Philipps (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
ER -- 'Breach of Trust' Episode 12 -- Air Date 11/08/2006 -- Pictured: Busy Philipps as Hope Bobeck (Photo by Greg Gayne/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LIGWANGWA, MALAWI - OCTOBER 3: Actress Busy Philipps meets the oldest lady in the Ligwangwa village October 3, 2007 in Ligwangwa, Malawi. In an effort to spread hope, education, love and protection to the children, the HELP Malawi Foundation has partnered with Wilderness Safaris to build schools in rural areas that surround Malawai's National Parks. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images for HELP Malawai Foundation)
Busy Philipps during 'Blades Of Glory' Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
Busy Philipps arrives at A Pea in the Pod Fashion Show and Book Party for the Hot Moms Club on April 2, 2008 at Pea in the Pod in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Busy Philipps attends the launch of Propr's Darfur Shirt at Propr Store on December 17, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
69th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: Busy Philipps arrive at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 -- Photo by: Vince Bucci/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
COUGAR TOWN - 'Baby's a Rock 'N' Roller' - Jules and Ellie differ on whether it's more difficult to raise a baby in your 40s than in your 20s, on ABC's 'Cougar Town,' WEDNESDAY, XXXXX (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. Ellie tricks Jules into watching Baby Stan on her own for a day, but Jules is determined to prove how easy it s... especially when she's roped in Grayson to help. Meanwhile, Bobby's given the chance to play golf for free in order to train for his upcoming tournament, as long as he tees off before 6:00 a.m., and Andy volunteers to be Laurie's wingman as she puts herself back out there after her split with Smith. (Photo by Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images)BUSY PHILIPPS
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 12: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Alice + Olivia By Stacey Bendet holiday party for Baby Buggy at The London on December 12, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 12: Busy Philipps onstage at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations Announcement at Pacific Design Center on December 12, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actress Busy Philipps visits SiriusXM Studios on December 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 13: Busy Philipps attends Baby2Baby Holiday Party Presented By The Honest Company at Baby2Baby Headquarters on December 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Baby2Baby)
SANTA MONICA, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Actress Busy Philipps attends the P.S. ARTS Express Yourself 2014 at Barker Hanger on November 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Busy Philipps attends the 2015 Baby2Baby Gala at 3LABS on November 14, 2015 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: Busy Philipps visits at SiriusXM Studio on December 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 17: Busy Philipps atttends the Premiere Of STX Films' 'I Feel Pretty' at Westwood Village Theatre on April 17, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Actress Busy Philipps sips Three Olives Ros�Vodka at The Standard East Village in NYC on April 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Three Olives)
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While Busy says she wouldn't even be able to put on a falsified persona for interviews or Instagram, she sympathizes with stars who have more of a refined social media "brand" -- even when their posts are a little annoying.

"I think we can all relate to that -- everybody has the friend where you're like, ugh, why is she so thirsty on Instagram?" Busy said. "But you have ot understand, it's not easy for everyone to truly present themselves the way that they are. Like how people say sometimes it's hard to write the way that you talk -- sometimes it's difficult for people to express who they are on social media. I don't hold it against anyone; it's a different skill set."

Catch Busy alongside Amy Schumer in "I Feel Pretty," out in theaters April 20.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Busy Philipps is seen on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 17: Busy Philipps attends the premiere of STX Films' 'I Feel Pretty' at Westwood Village Theatre on April 17, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: Busy Philipps seen on the streets of Manhattan on April 11, 2018 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Busy Philipps
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Busy Philipps is seen on January 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG015/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Actor Busy Philipps attends the 19th Annual Post-Golden Globes Party hosted by Warner Bros. Pictures and InStyle at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actress Busy Philipps poses as she arrives to attend Elton John AIDS Foundation 26th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party, on March 4, 2018, in Los Angeles. / AFP PHOTO / TARA ZIEMBA (Photo credit should read TARA ZIEMBA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: Busy Philipps teams up with Well Yes!, a new line of ready-to-serve soup from CampbellÂs to kick off the #WellYesMoment campaign, encouraging everyone to embrace small, positive moments each day by saying Âyes to the things that make life awesome at The Kitchen Table NYC on December 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Campbell's Soup)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 18: Actress Busy Philipps attends Louis Vuitton presents A Special Screening Of 'Manchester By The Sea' at Crosby Street Hotel on December 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Louis Vuitton)
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actress Busy Philipps and actress Michelle Williams arrive at The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images for Fashion Media)
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actors Michelle Williams (L) and Busy Philipps attend The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics' Choice Awards )
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Busy Philipps attends the premiere of 'Manchester by the Sea' at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on November 14, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Fifth Annual Baby2Baby Gala, Presented By John Paul Mitchell Systems at 3LABS on November 12, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Baby2Baby)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 31: Actress Busy Philipps, WWE superstars Nikki Bella and Brie Bella behind the scenes of Making with Michaels on October 31, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Michaels)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 20: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Young Storytellers' 13th Annual Signature Event at The Novo by Microsoft on October 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 01: Busy Philipps joins Purina Cat Chow to help deliver a portion of the 5 Million meal food donation to Rescue Bank on September 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 14: Kelly Oxford (L) and actress Busy Philipps attend the DL1961 x Jessica Alba Collection Event at the REVOLVE Social Club on October 14, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for DL1961)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Busy Philipps -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured (l-r): Andy Cohen and Busy Philipps -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 07: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Women In Comedy event with July cover stars Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig hosted by ELLE at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on June 7, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Busy Philipps seen out in Soho on July 11, 2016 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: (L-R) Danny McBride, Busy Philipps and Walton Goggins attend the premiere of 'Vice Principals' at Avalon Hollywood on July 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28: Actress Busy Philipps visits AOL Build to discuss 'Vice Principals' at AOL Studios In New York on June 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28: Actress Busy Philipps discusses her new New HBO Show 'Vice Principals' at AOL Build at AOL Studios In New York on June 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Zak Photography/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 20: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Norma Jean Gala Benefiting Hollygrove at Taglyan Complex on April 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond/FilmMagic)
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