5SOS' Ashton Irwin Reveals He's 'At War With His Mental State' In Emotional Tweet

28 September 2018, 15:24

Ashton Irwin from 5SOS admits he struggles with his mental state on Twitter
Ashton Irwin from 5SOS admits he struggles with his mental state on Twitter. Picture: PA/Getty

5SOS drummer Ashton Irwin has opened up about his struggles with mental health and the 'constant war' he battles with it, but gives an optimistic message to his fans about remaining 'brave and bold'.

5 Seconds Of Summer's Ashton Irwin is the latest celebrity to open about their struggle with mental health, in an incredibly honest tweet, the band's drummer admits his constant 'war' with his mental state but remembers the need to remain 'brave and bold in what you stand for'.

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The tweet reads: "I am constantly at war with my mental state, but I always remember that, to be powerful, you can’t give people power over you. Be brave and bold when saying what you are, and what you stand for."

As everyone knows, 5SOS have an extremely loyal legion of fans who rushed to offer Ashton their support, even offering their own battles with mental illness and applauding him for being so open.

He has previously spoken about his history with depression and even the fear he would fall into alcoholism after the demands of being on tour saw the band pressured to be 'the life of the party' but has used time off to deal with his concerns 'head on'.

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