16 Celebs Who Have Canceled Events Because Of Their Mental Health

    Celebs are learning to put their careers on pause to care for their mental well-being.

    Life can be overwhelming sometimes, no matter who you are. It's important to look after your mental health as you deal with the highs and the lows.

    1. Celebrities are also starting to publicly reveal that they're taking time off for their mental health, like Shawn Mendes did after recently canceling the remainder of his tour.

    Shawn Mendes performs onstage during the opening night of Shawn Mendes Wonder:

    He announced the cancellation, in part saying, "The truth is that even with so much success I still find it hard to feel like I'm not failing."

    @ShawnMendes / Via Twitter: @ShawnMendes

    Shawn's not the only celebrity to be honest with fans about having to cancel events over their mental health. Here are some others who did the same.

    2. Justin Bieber canceled part of his 2017 Purpose tour to focus on his mental health.

    Justin Bieber arrives for the 2021 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York

    3. Ariana Grande put her tour on hold to care for herself following the attack at her show in Manchester during 2017's Dangerous Woman tour.

    Ariana Grande on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in a pink baby doll dress and knee high boots

    4. Kanye West canceled the last leg of his Saint Pablo tour in 2016 after being hospitalized for his mental health.

    Kanye West performs onstage during day 1 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 15, 2016

    5. Selena Gomez canceled a portion of her Revival world tour in 2016 to seek mental health treatment in relation to anxiety and depression that resulted from her lupus diagnosis.

    Selena Gomez attends the Los Angeles Premiere of "Only Murders In The Building" Season 2 at DGA Theater Complex

    6. Zayn Malik left a One Direction world tour to manage stress and anxiety away from the spotlight in 2015.

    Zayn Malik arriving at the 2015 Asian Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London

    7. Demi Lovato had to cancel a concert and a game show appearance in 2018 after hospitalization for substance abuse and mental health struggles.

    Demi Lovato performs at the Rock in Rio Lisboa 2018 music festival in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 24, 2018

    8. Simone Biles pulled out of the team event at the Tokyo Olympics after mental health struggles were impacting her performance earlier in the games.

    Simone Biles on Thursday August 5, 2021

    9. Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open in 2021 to prioritize her mental health.

    Naomi Osaka of Japan plays against Amanda Anisimova of United States during the 2022 French Open

    10. Kid Cudi has opened up about going to rehab and stepping away from social media at different points of his career to protect his mental health.

    Kid Cudi / Via Facebook: kidcudi

    11. Pete Davidson has taken time away from his career to get help for his mental health on several occasions.

    Pete Davidson attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021

    12. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took time off after the birth of their son, Archie, during which time they determined they wanted to step away from life as working royals.

    Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, visit One World Observatory on September 23, 2021

    13. Chloe Kim announced her decision to take a year away from competitive snowboarding between the 2022 and 2026 Winter Games to focus on her mental health.

    Chloe Kim speaks onstage at Variety's Sports & Entertainment Breakfast presented by City National Bank at the Maybourne Beverly Hills on July 21, 2022

    14. Kit Harington took a year away from acting after Game of Thrones to focus on mental health and well-being.

    Kit Harington attends the SMS Battles Quiz for The MS Society at East Wintergarden on May 12, 2022

    15. Solange canceled European tour dates in 2013, citing mental health struggles.

    Solange Knowles at the amfAR gala during Milan Fashion Week. Milan (Italy), 22 September 2012

    16. Ronnie Ortiz-Magro took time off of Jersey Shore in 2021 to seek mental health treatment.

    Reality TV Personality Ronnie Ortiz-Magro attends the brand Inna ELSIE new collection "Royaly" launch event at Basbussa on May 03, 2022

    Who are your favorite celebs speaking out about mental health? Share your thoughts in the comments!

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness helpline is 1-888-950-6264 (NAMI) and provides information and referral services; GoodTherapy.org is an association of mental health professionals from more than 25 countries who support efforts to reduce harm in therapy.