30 Celebrities with Depression, Anxiety, and Other Mental Health Issues


16. Gina Rodriguez

Gina uploaded a powerful video on her Instagram account to help all her fans and followers own up to their mental health problems by sharing her own story. Her caption said,

“I suffer from anxiety, and watching this clip I could see how anxious I was but I empathize with myself. I wanted to protect her and tell her it’s ok to be anxious, there is nothing different or strange about having anxiety and I will prevail. I like watching this video. It makes me uncomfortable but there is a freedom I feel maybe even an acceptance. This is me. Puro Gina.”

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17. Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine is always seen supporting silent sufferers to open up and seek help for their mental health problems. In 2011, she told people,

“If my revelation of having bipolar II has encouraged one person to seek help, then it is worth it. There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help.”

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18. Michelle Williams

During an interview on The Talk in 2017, Michelle Williams opened up about her difficult time suffering with depression,

“I was to that place where it got so dark and heavy because sometimes you feel like ‘I’m the provider, I take care of people, I’m not supposed to be feeling this way — what do I do?’ I wanted out.”

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19. Britney Spears

The insanely talented singer has suffered from depression, anxiety and several other mental health issues only to emerge powerful and strong from each episode. In 2016, she told Marie Claire UK,

“I moved to Los Angeles when I was very young. I was so under scrutiny. If a hair was out of place, I’d be so anxious. I would get very anxious about so many things.

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20. Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields put forward some bold admissions about her ordeal with postpartum depression in an op-ed published in the New York Times, back in 2005. She writes,

“I couldn’t bear the sound of Rowan crying, and I dreaded the moments my husband would bring her to me. I wanted her to disappear. I wanted to disappear. At my lowest points, I thought of swallowing a bottle of pills or jumping out the window of my apartment.”

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