The picture-perfect lives of celebrities we witness are not as perfect always. Extreme despair and mood swings are symptoms of the mental condition known as bipolar disorder. Continue reading to learn about the most prominent people with bipolar disorder.
In a 2020 interview, the well-known singer and actress made her bipolar disorder public.
“So, when I know more information it actually helps me. It doesn’t scare me when I know it,” said Selena in an interview with Elle.
The well-known rapper and 22-time Grammy winner opened up about his mental illness in a 2019 interview with David Letterman. In an interview, he compared his mental condition to a “brain sprain” and said that even when others are aware of how much suffering a person with a mental illness is experiencing, they nevertheless make it worse.
“If someone has a sprained ankle, you’re not going to push on him more. With us, once our brain gets to a point of spraining, people do everything to make it worse,” said West in an interview with Letterman.
Robert Downey Jr
Although Iron Man has never publicly discussed his mental illness, his stepmother revealed to the world in an interview that Robert has bipolar disorder and that is why he was unable to abstain from alcohol and drugs.
The multi-talented artist said in an interview from 2018 that she had been dealing with bipolar disorder for about 20 years. She claimed that by surrounding herself with positive individuals and taking medication, she was able to get back to doing the things she enjoyed.
“I sought and received treatment, I put positive people around me, and I got back to doing what I love – writing songs and making music,” said Carey in an interview.