Dwayne Johnson opens up about depression: ‘I was crying constantly’

Peace and Freedom

Wrestler, actor and producer has made several recent comments to support others dealing with mental health issues and urged people to remember ‘you’re not alone’

By Roisin O’Connor

The Independent


Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been praised for speaking openly about his struggle with mental health issues, after revealing he has suffered from depression that began when he was a teenager.

Speaking to The Express one month after posting on Instagram about an incident where he saved his mother from a suicide attempt, the semi-retired wrestler turned actor elaborated on how it had a profound impact on his own mental health.

“Struggle and pain is real,” he said. “I was devastated and depressed. I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere. I was crying constantly.”

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