Celebrities Who Opened Up  About Mental Health

Mental health, depression, and anxiety have always been the most conversational topic in the industry; even celebrities talk about their struggles. 

Here are a few celebrities who have opened up about their struggles with depression and anxiety.

Kendall Jenner, one of the prominent models, has this to say about mental health, "I have such debilitating anxiety because of everything going on that I literally wake up in the middle of the night with full-on panic attacks."

Kendall Jenner

Selena Gomez too opened up about her anxiety struggle; she said: “I was depressed, anxious. I started to have panic attacks right before getting on stage or right after leaving the stage.”

Selena Gomez

Even Adele has opened up about depression issues: "I had really bad postpartum depression after I had my son, and it frightened me."


Deepika Padukone, too admits her struggle with depression: "I woke up one morning just feeling empty, you know like this pitt-ish feeling in my stomach that I was telling them that I get this pittish feeling in my stomach."

Deepika Padukone

Chrissy Teigen has also opened up about postpartum mental health struggle: "I couldn’t control it. And that’s part of the reason it took me so long to speak up: I felt selfish, icky, and weird saying aloud that I’m struggling. Sometimes I still do."

Chrissy Teigen

Beyoncé, the music queen, has also talked about her depression struggle: "It was beginning to get fuzzy―I couldn't even tell which day or which city I was at."


Miley Cyrus' depression struggle was real: she said "I locked myself in my room and my dad had to break my door down. It was a lot to do with, like, I had really bad skin, and I felt really bullied because of that. But I never was depressed because of the way someone else made me feel, I just was depressed."

Miley Cyrus

"Sometimes I panic to the point where I don't know what I'm thinking or doing. I have a full anxiety attack….I have them all the time anyway, but with auditioning it's bad. I'm so terrified of it."- Dakota Johnson said about her anxiety. 

Dakota Johnson

Emma Stone also opened up about her anxiety struggle: "The first time I had a panic attack I was sitting in my friend's house, and I thought the house was burning down. I called my mom and she brought me home, and for the next three years it just would not stop." 

Emma Stone

Ellen DeGeneres said about struggling with depression days: "When I walked out of the studio after five years of working so hard, knowing I had been treated so disrespectfully for no other reason than I was gay, I just went into this deep, deep depression."

Ellen DeGeneres