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‘The Rock’ Reveals Battle with Depression

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is speaking publicly about his and his family’s struggles with depression.

In an interview with Britain’s Express, Johnson spoke about his mother’s attempted suicide when he was 15. “Struggle and pain is real. I was devastated and depressed,” he told the outlet. “I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere. I was crying constantly.”

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He added, “I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere. I was crying constantly.”

Johnson also recounted several other moments in his life when he struggled including when injuries ended his chance at an NFL career, only lasting one year in the Canadian Football League and his girlfriend breaking up with him shortly thereafter.

“That was my absolute worst time,” he said.