Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Has 'Proudly' Sought Mental Health Treatment
18 July 2018, 11:51
Michelle Williams has been open about her struggles with mental health, and has now admitted she's sought professional help in a heartfelt Instagram post...
Michelle Williams, one third of Destiny's Child has posted a statement to her Instagram, telling her fans that she recently sought help from a team of professionals for her mental health, something she has previously admitted to struggling with.
In the post, Michelle says she's 'listened to the same advice I have given thousands' and taken steps to look after her wellbeing and is proud and happy to share her experience with the public.
She spoke about her struggles with mental health last year in an interview with The Talk, admitting she suffered with depression and suicidal thoughts during her time in one of histories biggest groups alongside Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland.
The star has been flooded with messages of support for being so open about seeking help, and many are calling out the 'bullying' she endures for years after Destiny's Child split up.
Everyone who has bitten into a chunk of Michelle Williams self esteem can't even confidently name just a handful of wilfully problematic things she's done to warrant this torrent of abuse spanning decades. Congratulations to us all, bullies extraordinaire.— the fearless self (@Msomifaya) July 18, 2018
@RealMichelleW today you showed the world why your a class act! Depression is real especially in our community. This is why I believe in live out loud and in color. Keep shining Love ya sis your not in this alone!!!!!— LaTavia Roberson (@IamLaTavia) July 17, 2018
Good for Michelle Williams! She recognized and seeking help. Nothing but applause from me!— Swaggy Ki (@KiaBella7) July 17, 2018
@RealMichelleW I’m standing with you Queen!!— Desireé (@_Des_Chantel) July 17, 2018
She's an absolute queen and we're so proud of her being open and honest and setting such a great example! <3.