Bella Hadid has long struggled with mental illness. The fashion model recently opened up about her condition. She revealed would wake up ‘hysterically crying’ every morning for three years.
Hadid recently sat down with U.S Vogue for their April issue wherein she spoke about her suffering from depression, anxiety and burnout among other things. She revealed she spent more than two weeks at a treatment facility in Tennessee after suffering exhaustion due to professional pressure.
Bella recalled during her interview that she would ‘cry at lunch in her little greenroom’. She explained, ‘For three years while I was working, I would wake up every morning hysterical, in tears, alone.’ She further said she would finish her day and ‘go to whatever random little hotel I was in for the night, cry again, wake up in the morning, and do the same thing.’
The sister of Gigi and Anwar Hadid explained that she ‘didn’t know what she was crying about’, which would cause her to be even harder on herself, due to people online asking what she had to complain about in her Instagram-ready life. She revealed she suffered a ‘burnout’ in January 2021.
Bella explained after working 15 days in a row, ‘I became manic. I bleached my hair. I looked like a troll doll. Then I dyed it—it looked like a sunrise. That should have been the first sign.’ The star believes that she has worked 350 days a year for the past seven years, but for the first time in her career she cancelled her professional commitments in order to focus on herself.
Meanwhile, Bella briefly spoke about her mental health in November 2021. She shared a series of tearful selfies on Instagram while describing the situation in a long caption. Check it out below.
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