Bebe Rexha talked about being diagnosed with bi-polar disorder
“For the longest time, I didn’t understand why I felt so sick. Why I felt lows that made me not want to leave my house or be around people and why I felt highs that wouldn’t let me sleep, wouldn’t let me stop working or creating music. Now I know why. I’m bipolar and I’m not ashamed anymore.”
“It’s a part of me I am constantly dealing with. It’s tough,” but she adds that she gets “a lot of therapy.”
Rexha started her music career writing songs for Rihanna and Eminem and her rise to stardom was slow.
“Nobody likes like a fat pop star, that f—ed with my head, because they made me believe that I was nothing unless I looked a certain way,”
“I didn’t like looking at pictures because there was a little fold of skin. Now I’m like, ‘You can’t live your life like that.’ I got the curves, I got the ass, and that’s what you’re going to get!”
Talking about her mental disorder
“I think that when I was young and going through anxiety and depression and feeling really lonely, I would have loved to hear about one of my favorite celebrities or artists or somebody that I looked up to talking about that, ’cause then I would feel less alone”.
“I felt like me opening up to my fans was me finally saying ‘I’m not going to be imprisoned by this’ and maybe it’ll make someone else feel not imprisoned”
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