Child stardom left me suicidal -Justin Bieber opens up about personal torments

Justin with Hailey Baldwin [Image: Getty Images]

Justin Bieber has opened up about his personal torments since becoming a global star at 13.

The 25-year-old singer has posted a lengthy insight into how he tried to cope with fame and admitted that he became involved with "pretty heavy drugs" as a teenager.

He was discovered while performing on YouTube aged 13 and soon amassed millions of fans but had several run-ins with the law and often made headlines for his controversial behaviour rather than his music.

Bieber revealed that he had "made every bad decision" by the time he was 20, after fame had 'gone to his head' but he is getting on the right track after marrying model Hailey Baldwin at the end of last year.

Posting on Instagram to his 118 million followers, Justin began his brutally honest post: "It’s hard to get out of bed in the morning with the right attitude when you are overwhelmed with your life your past, job, responsibilities, emotions, your family, finances, your relationships.

"When it feels like there’s trouble after trouble after trouble. You start foreseeing the day through lenses of “dread” and anticipate another bad day."

Revealing that he had 'battle suicidal thoughts' in the past, he continued: "I am fortunate to have people I’m life that continue encourage me to keep going."

Justin then opened up about how he had turned to drugs when in his late teens, as he tried to cope with the strains of fame on his life.

He continued: "I started doing pretty heavy drugs at 19 and abused all of my relationships. I became resentful, disrespectful to women, and angry.

"I became distant to everyone who loved me, and I was hiding behind, a shell of a person that I had become. I felt like I could never turn it around.

"It's taken me years to bounce back from all these terrible decisions, fix broken relationships, and change relationship habits. Luckily god blessed me with extraordinary people who love me for me."


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