Halsey rose to prominence through self-released songs on social media platforms. She was signed to Astralwerks in 2014, and her debut EP, Room 93, was released later that year. Halsey recently reflected on her life and career ahead of her 28th birthday.
Halsey has apologized to her audience for penetrating her art by talking openly about the “deep sadness” she feels inside her. The pop diva, who will turn 28 on September 29th, gave serious thought to her life and profession. Halsey recently shared her story on Instagram.
I find that there’s a deep sadness inside me that no amount of worldly pleasure can touch, a loneliness, an emptiness. I wonder often if I chose the wrong life for myself. And the weight of it is suffocating. I’m sorry that melancholy has penetrated my art in a way that hasn’t served a greater purpose other than my own self-loathing. She’s just now exhaling and gasping for air for the first time since I took a single breath in this new life at 18.
I am wandering lawlessly and I hope to find my way somewhere meaningful soon so that I can give you the guts I’ve always known to scoop heapings of into your ears. They are shrivelling lately. If you cannot be kind, at least be gentle. With love. I’ve been committed twice since [I became] Halsey, and no one’s known about it. But I’m not ashamed of talking about it now.
It’s been my choice. I’ve said to [my manager], ‘Hey, I’m not going to do anything bad right now, but I’m getting to the point where I’m scared that I might, so I need to go figure this out.’
Halsey is open about having mental health issues. She was identified as having bipolar disorder in high school. The Grammy-winning singer discussed seeking professional assistance in a 2019 interview with Rolling Stone.
Halsey and her boyfriend Alev Aydin welcomed their first child, a son named Ender, in July 2021. She revealed the various health problems she’s been having since giving baby earlier this year. Check out her story screenshot below.
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