10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Suffered From Mental Health Issues

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Celebrities might seem otherworldly — after all, they’ve got money, good looks, fame, and basically have the world on a platter. But at the end of the day, they’re also just people, and no human being is 100% safe from a diagnosis of mental illness.

Eager to remove the stigmas of such diseases, these celebrities are speaking out about their battles with mental illnesses — and many of them are ongoing. Read their stories below and prepare to get inspired. When it comes to mental illness, destigmatizing the problem can truly help people find a cure.

#1. David Beckham, who has obsessive compulsive disorder: “I’ll go into a hotel room. Before I can relax I have to move all the leaflets and all the books and put them in a drawer. Everything has to be perfect.”1

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