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Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’ Is Not Afraid To Open Up About His Battle With Depression!

Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’ is not afraid to open up about his battle with depression. ”Depression never discriminates”, the actor has recently tweeted. He opened up sharing about his mother who attempted suicide when he was only 15 years old. The actor, now 45,  while talking to a British daily said, ”I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere. I was crying constantly”.

His mother, Ata, attempted suicide right in front of him. He said that to this day, his mother does not remember trying to kill herself, revealed the Rock.

”She got out of the car on Interstate 65 in Nashville and walked into oncoming traffic, I grabbed her and pulled her back on the gravel shoulder of the road. We both healed but we’ve always got to do our best to pay attention when other people are in pain, we have to help them through it and remind them they are not alone”, Rock tells while talking to the British daily.

The actor tweeted on Sunday,

Rock’s fan thanked him on twitter for opening up and that his words will help many others,

Dwayne Johnson responded to the fan with lots of love and support,

In response of actor’s talk, thousands of fans took to Twitter, telling about their struggle with depression and how thankful they are to the Rock. The professional wrestler, turned action star also said that although he and his mother have both moved on from that painful time, they now use that experience as a reminder to be kind to other people.

Saman Siddiqui

I am a freelance journalist, holding a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies, associated with the electronic media industry since 2006 in various capacities. Here at OyeYeah, I cover a range of genres, from journalism to fiction to fashion, including reviews, and fact findings. 

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