Shocker as Will Smith reveals that he has been contemplating on suicide.Will Smith has been in the entertainment industry long before most of u were even born he knows how stressful and draining it can be as he has witnessed it in two era’s. He recently opened up about his struggles with mental illness in a video for his new upcoming documentary series Will Smith: The Best Shape of My Life.
Will Smith went on to detail his fitness and weight loss journey in the series, in which Smith revealed earlier this year. Smith in the trailer explained that he “ended up discovering a whole lot of hidden things about myself” along the road.
Will Smith is seen in the trailer sitting down with his three children, Willow, Jayden, and Trey Smith, while he is working on his biography and says, “That was the only time in my life that I ever considered suicide.”
The Smith family has not shied away in talking about their own personal struggles with mental health issues, Willow on the Red Table Talk says she has suffered from anxiety, she said, “There’s a shame. There’s guilt. There’s sadness. There’s confusion. And then you don’t even want to talk about it because you’re like, ‘I feel crazy. I feel crazy for feeling this way and I don’t want them to think I’m crazy, so I’m just not going to say anything.’”
While her mother, Will’s wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith revealed how she has used alcohol and drugs to cope with terrible emotions in the past. Smith did not end with just sharing his mental health problems but also has reached out to others who face similar problems.
He reached out to tennis champion Naomi Osaka, who withdrew from the French Open due to mental health issues and said in an Instagram post, he wrote, “Hey Naomi, You are right. They are wrong. I am with you.”