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    Posted on Nov 7, 2014

    27 Celebrities On Dealing With Depression And Bipolar Disorder

    "There's nothing worse than being fake happy."

    1. Wayne Brady

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    After the death of Robin Williams, Brady opened up about his own depression battles.

    2. Nicki Minaj

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    In a 2011 Cosmo article, Nicki opened up about the depression she felt when she first started out as a performer and had to deal with constant disappointment.

    3. Ellen DeGeneres

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    Ellen reportedly experienced a deep depression after her show on ABC got canceled in 1998.

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    Kanye reportedly felt suicidal after his mother's death in 2007.

    5. Demi Lovato

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    Demi Lovato has been outspoken about her bipolar disorder and is an advocate for mental health.

    6. Lady Gaga

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    Lady Gaga revealed her difficulties in dealing with depression (and how she learned to overcome it) in Harper's Bazaar.

    7. Miley Cyrus

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    Miley talked about her ongoing battle against depression in an Elle article this past April.

    8. Jim Carrey

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    The comedian had previously used Prozac to "help him out of a jam" but now lives a fully drug- and alcohol-free life, even avoiding coffee.

    9. Brad Pitt

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    Pitt felt depressed early on in his acting career, and attributes a trip to Casablanca to helping him overcome his depression.

    10. Angelina Jolie

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    Jolie slipped into a depression in 2008 after tragedy struck in her family.

    11. Jon Hamm

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    The Mad Men actor said that he found antidepressants and therapy helpful in working through his depression.

    12. Halle Berry

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    Berry contemplated suicide after the end of her first marriage in 1996.

    13. Pete Wentz

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    The singer is quite vocal about fighting depression and seeks to help others struggling as well.

    14. Mandy Moore

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    After her then-boyfriend Zach Braff admitted to dealing with mild depression, Mandy Moore revealed her own struggles.

    15. Mel C.

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    The former Spice Girl admitted to having depression and an eating disorder in the past.

    16. Russell Brand

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    The actor-comedian copes with his depression by channeling it into his art.

    17. Kirsten Dunst

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    Kirsten Dunst described the impossible emotional standards of being an actor dealing with depression.

    18. Ashley Judd

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    Ashley Judd cited rehab as the first time her feelings felt validated.

    19. Winona Ryder

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    After breaking up with Johnny Depp, Ryder went into a deep depression and felt as though she wasn't entitled to her feelings because of her success as an actor.

    20. Michelle Williams

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    The former Destiny's Child member encourages everyone with depression to seek help.

    21. Gwyneth Paltrow

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    it wasn't until Gwyneth's second child that she started to feel the effects of postpartum depression.

    22. Brooke Shields

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    In 2005, Brooke Shields spoke out against Tom Cruise's interview with Matt Lauer, where he was dismissive of Shields' postpartum depression.

    23. Roseanne Barr

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    Barr is a passionate advocate for yoga and other forms of spiritual healing.

    24. Drew Carey

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    The comedian touched upon how tough it is to seek help when working in the entertainment industry.

    25. Sheryl Crow

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    The singer admitted to having thought about suicide in the past.

    26. Carrie Fisher

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    Carrie Fisher has been vocal about her difficulties with bipolar disorder.

    27. Catherine Zeta-Jones

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    Though she wanted to remain fairly private about her struggle, Catherine Zeta-Jones is all for people seeking the help they need.

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