Bella Hadid has spoken about her years of battling mental health issues.
Speaking to the Wall Street Journal Magazine she spoke about “excruciating and debilitating” caused by “the anxiety of paparazzi.”
“In the last year, it was really important for me to learn that even if people talk about my style or if they like it or if they don’t, it doesn’t matter, because it’s my style,” she said. “When I leave the house in the morning, what I think about is: Does this make me happy? Do I feel good in this and do I feel comfortable?”
She also addressed her crying selfies.
“I would just be in excruciating and debilitating mental and physical pain, and I didn’t know why,” she said. “[When I posted them] it was to make sure that anybody that was feeling that way knew it was OK to feel that way.”
The model adds, “It was the easiest thing for me to do at the time because I was never able to explain how I was feeling,” she said. “Even though on Instagram things look so beautiful, at the end of the day, we are all cut from the same cloth. I felt like it was just good for me to be able to speak my truth and at some point I wasn’t able to post nice pretty pictures anymore. I was over it.”
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