Selena Gomez Facing Battle Against Depression ‘For The Rest Of Her Life,’ Per Source

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Selena Gomez Facing Depression 'For The Rest Of Her Life,' Per Source

Selena Gomez may be in for the fight of her life from here on.

Fans and followers are now reeling after news of the singer’s mental and physical breakdown this week, but sources close to the singer are quick to note that while things may not yet be under control, Selena’s team is at least confident about her fighting the good fight.

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Lady GaGa Writes Essay On Suicide As Stars Speak Out On World Mental Health Day

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Lady GaGa & More Stars Speak Out On World Mental Health Day

Lady GaGa and other stars are opening up about their struggles for World Mental Health Day. 

On Wednesday, the A Star Is Born actress co-penned a powerful op-ed for The Guardian, in which she calls on readers to become part of the “new movement” to fight the most extreme symptom of the world’s mental health emergency: suicide.

Related: Disney Reportedly Eyeing GaGa To Play Ursula

In the essay co-written with World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, GaGa notes the alarming statistic that 800,000 people will take their own lives by the end of this year, writing:  (more…)

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Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Gets Candid About Chester Bennington’s ‘Complicated’ & ‘Child-Like’ Personality: ‘He Could Be Really Hot And Cold’

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Gets Candid About Chester Bennington’s ‘Complicated’ & ‘Child-Like’ Personality: ‘He Could Be Really Hot And Cold’

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It’s been a heavy year for Mike Shinoda.

The Linkin Park vocalist sat down with Rolling Stone to discuss his first ever solo-album Post-Traumatic, in which he details the struggles he’s gone through since his bandmate Chester Bennington died by suicide last July.

Though he says the album isn’t entirely entirely about Bennington, most of Shinoda’s songs explore the challenges he’s had in trying to understand himself without his larger-than-life friend by his side.

Related: Anthony Bourdain Described As ‘Giddy’ A Week Before His Death

Describing Bennington as a “complicated” individual with a volatile but charismatic personality, Shinoda remembered:

“He was really loud, and it wasn’t just volume – he had a loud personality. We would joke that he could just go about anywhere and make friends with everybody in the place. He was just a really fun-loving dude, but he was also complicated.”

Shinoda added that the singer, who battled depression and other mental health issues, could be “really hot and cold on stuff,” explaining: (more…)

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Don’t Let The Quick Engagement Fool You — Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson Share More Than You Realize…

Don’t Let The Quick Engagement Fool You — Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson Share More Than You Realize…

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Even though Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are now engaged after dating for what only feels like minutes, it turns out the pair has a lot more in common — and a lot more depth — than you might expect!

The couple hasn’t been shy about using social media to show their affection for one another, and obviously they’re each very much infatuated with the other, which makes for plenty of passion!

Related: Helluva Ring, Pete!

But when it comes to wondering whether these two can work together long term, a source notes that because both Grande and Davidson have had to deal with serious hardships in their life, they may be able to bond better than most people will ever realize.

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Olivia Munn Pays Tribute To Anthony Bourdain, Opens Up About Her Own Battle With Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

Olivia Munn Pays Tribute To Anthony Bourdain, Opens Up About Her Own Battle With Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

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This is extremely powerful…

Olivia Munn was rocked by news of Anthony Bourdain‘s death, and while she mourned him along with the rest of us for the man we’d lost, she also decided to open up to her own fans about her long-standing struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts, too.

Related: New Details Emerge About Bourdain’s Death

The actress took to Instagram over the weekend with several different touching and memorable posts, leading off with a very simple, sad tribute to Bourdain himself (below): (more…)

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Songs That Get Chillingly REAL About Depression, Suicidal Thoughts, & Other Mental Health Issues

Songs That Get Chillingly REAL About Depression, Suicidal Thoughts, & Other Mental Health Issues

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Depression is an asshole.

If you’re going through it, just know that you’re not alone — many artists have struggled with their mental health, too.

Bands like Paramore, Green Day, and Twenty One Pilots have all written great (surprisingly upbeat) music to make sense of and overcome their demons.

Sadly, not every musician on our list won their battles with depression, but they all helped listeners gain a better understanding of their own darker thoughts.

CLICK HERE to view “Songs That Get TOO REAL About Mental Health!”

CLICK HERE to view “Songs That Get TOO REAL About Mental Health!”

CLICK HERE to view “Songs That Get TOO REAL About Mental Health!”

CLICK HERE to view “Songs That Get TOO REAL About Mental Health!”

CLICK HERE to view “Songs That Get TOO REAL About Mental Health!”

You’re not alone. You DO matter. Please reach out to the National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255 should you find yourself in need.

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More Touching Tributes For Kate Spade Come Rolling In — Including From Niece Rachel Brosnahan

More Touching Tributes For Kate Spade Come Rolling In — Including From Niece Rachel Brosnahan

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The world continues to mourn Kate Spade.

As we reported, the fashion designer was found dead in her home on Tuesday from an apparent suicide. She was just 55 years old.

Following the crushing news, many celebs have spoken out honoring the businesswoman — and now her niece Rachel Brosnahan (who you may recognize from Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and others like Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling are speaking out, too.

Related: Kate Spade’s Family ‘Disgusted’ With Her Sister

The 27-year-old actress shared a sweet video of her beloved aunt dancing with her husband, Andy Spade. Rachel posted: (more…)

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Kate Spade’s Family ‘Disgusted’ With Her Sister For Claims About The Designer’s ‘Not Unexpected’ Suicide

Kate Spade’s Family ‘Disgusted’ With Her Sister For Claims About The Designer’s ‘Not Unexpected’ Suicide

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Kate Spade‘s family members seem to have much different impressions of the late designer in the wake of her apparent suicide.

As we reported, Kate’s older sister Reta Brosnahan made statements to multiple outlets saying her sister’s suicide was “not unexpected” by her as she believed Kate suffered from mental illness for several years.

Related: Kate & Husband Andy Were Reportedly Having “Relationship Problems”

But a source close to the family says Reta doesn’t know what she’s talking about, because she’s been estranged from her sister for over a decade.

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Kanye West On Being Diagnosed With A ‘Mental Condition’ At 39: ‘It’s A Superpower’

Kanye West On Being Diagnosed With A ‘Mental Condition’ At 39: ‘It’s A Superpower’

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Kanye West is here to make mental illness cool again!

The rapper opened up about living with what he calls a “mental condition” in a recent interview with Big Boy TV, explaining how his eighth studio album gave him a platform to change people’s perceptions about mental illness.

Related: Kanye Says Beef Between Drake & Pusha T Is “Dead Now”

Because while the rest of us may see depression or bipolar disorder as debilitating conditions that require constant care, Kanye sees them as superpowers — or… at least that’s how he sees his own mental state:

“I had never been diagnosed [with a ├óΓé¼╦£mental condition’] ’til I was like 39 years old…I think everybody got something. But, like I said on the album, it’s not a disability, it’s a superpower.”

‘Ye definitely embraced this diagnosis on the new album, aptly titled ye. On the track Yikes, he rapped: (more…)

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