5 Celebrities Who Admit to Feeling Suicidal
Finding themselves at a low point of their lives for one reason or another, these 5 celebrities all candidly admit that they have felt suicidal and thought about killing themselves in the past. Some got help while others were thankfully able to push past their issues on their own and finally saw the light. Some even began planning their own demise down to their funeral and their will, while others thought about suicide regularly and couldn’t shake their negative thoughts. Thankfully feeling much better these days, these 5 stars have all reflected on their suicidal feelings, what brought them on and how they got passed it.
Demi Lovato admits that she was suicidal from a young age: ”At the time, I was just so grateful to be on TV, but I was also really struggling. Even before ‘Barney’, I was suicidal. I was seven. I’ve talked about being bullied and the years of being a teenager, but I went through things when I wasyounger that I’ve never talked about that probably caused me to turn out the way I ended up turning
After breaking up with ex-wife Paula Yates, Bob went through a very hard time: “I was beyond despair: I didn’t understand a single thing. It was so mad and ultimately epic in its tragedy… the pain was so intense…There was only one item in the list for why I should continue: it just said, ‘the children’.
The Harry Potter author felt low after she called it quits with her husband: “We’re talking suicidal thoughts here, we’re not talking ‘I’m a little bit miserable’,” Rowling added. Two weeks later I had a phone call from my regular GP who had looked back over the notes… She called me back in and I got counselling through her. She absolutely saved me because I don’t think I would have had the guts to go and do it twice.”
Kendra went through a depression spiral: “I felt devastated, helpless – like I was in a black hole…. I was a mess and a wreck… I felt like nobody cared about me anymore. I had so much anger inside. I even thought about harming myself. I just threatened (suicide) a lot. I felt like that was my only way to really get to Hank and to show it.”
‘Smashing Pumpkins’ singer Billy Corgan thought about killing himself: ”I almost killed myself about three, four, seven times. I literally started planning my death and what I would leave behind, and what I was gonna write. Three or four times in my life. What I finally realised, at least on the back end of this, is that God, at least as I understand God, was there all along. Once I was able to process my reality in that way, I no longer felt like a victim.”