LeAnn Rimes says she sought treatment in 2012 over concerns over her Eddie Cibrian affair: “The public shame was a deep cause.”
LeAnn Rimes talks about her fight against anxiety and depression.
On Wednesday’s episode of The Tamron Hall Show, the 38-year-old singer spoke about checking into a mental health facility in 2012 and said, “It was the best gift I could have given myself.”
Rimes was marginalized after a career in the spotlight that began when she was only 13 years old, saying, “It felt like someone plugged me into an outlet and left me on.”
Asking for help: LeAnn Rimes, 38, speaks about her battle with anxiety and depression on Wednesday’s episode of The Tamron Hall Show, when she said the best gift I could have been to receive treatment in 2012 undergo. seen in January
In a clip from the interview, the winner of the Masked Singer spoke about “code dependency”.
“I had never really been alone until I was treated for anxiety and depression,” she said. “I’ve had people around me all my life, whether it’s a parent, my ex-husband, a manager or an agent from around the world.” The eyes were constantly on me. ‘
Talking about her career, which skyrocketed after becoming the youngest artist to win a Grammy at age 14 – best new artist and best female country vocal performance for Blue – she recorded 15 albums and got along Television and film overwhelm projects.
“I had to figure out how to break away from that and bring myself back,” she said, adding that she “needed help” badly but was “afraid of being alone”.
Codepency: Despite an immortal need for treatment, she said she was “afraid of being alone” and was never alone “until treatment for anxiety and depression”. seen in 2011 in NYC
When she realized that treatment was the only way to repair her broken being, she said, “I had to collect these parts and bring them back together. All of these pieces that I rejected about myself are learning to love them and to realize that the entirety of me is adorable, not just the LeAnn Rimes projected into the world. ‘
She entered into a 30-day treatment and then felt a newfound sense of totality that helped her continue her career while realizing she was so much more than a singer.
“Everything worked around my voice. That’s how I lived my life. With that taken away, I want to know who I am outside of it, ”she said in a 2012 ABC interview.
Though she had some major problems herself, the decision to go to rehab was partly due to the backlash she received after her extramarital affair with Eddie Cibrian in 2009, who starred with Brandi Glanville, star of Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills was married.
Stepping Out: Rimes’ fear was largely catapulted by the public shame that emerged when she and actor Eddie Cibrian had an affair in 2009; pictured with wife at the time Brandi Glanville
“Of course there are mistakes for which I take great responsibility. But all my life I had cared about what everyone thought of me. So the public shame was a deep matter that I was dealing with, ”she told People.
A despised Glanville launched a ruthless attack on Rimes after she and Cibrian got married in 2011, accusing her of having an eating disorder and a laxative addiction while branding her “unstable”.
“Mason, my eldest, ate some of Le’s candy and got extremely sick. And Le’s candies are laxatives. It was a big deal to me and I was mad. ‘
The ladies seem to have found similarities in recent years as both LeAnn and Brandi struggle with psoriasis – which LeAnn has been very vocal about.
“I know who I am now. And I try to keep an eye on things. The need for approval from others has changed a lot. Self worth is the key, ”she said.
Self-Esteem: Now on the road to recovery, having worked on herself, she credits yoga and does not vie for the approval of others as the key to her success. pictured November 2020