Neil Patrick Harris NOT Suffering From “Depression,” Despite Report (EXCLUSIVE)

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Neil Patrick Harris Depression

By Shari Weiss


Neil Patrick Harris Depression

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Neil Patrick Harris is NOT suffering from “depression,” despite a new report that disturbingly tries to turn his mental state into tabloid fodder. Gossip Cop can correct the story, which is not only mean-spirited, but also inaccurate.

In the pages of this week’s OK!, it’s announced that Harris is “down in the dumps.” The magazine says the actor “went out on a limb to host the Oscars, as well as a live variety show, last year, but friends fear mixed reviews for both have thrown him into a depression.” A so-called “source” is quoted as saying, “The pressure to be a success is getting to him.”

As evidence, the tabloid has the nerve to point to Harris supposedly being “spotted yelling” at his kids, and calls him “short-tempered and miserable lately.” Adds the outlet’s alleged tipster, “He’s struggling with all the negativity. Everyone’s hoping he catches a break soon.”

Of course, OK! chose not to cut Harris a break when it decided to pile on someone who is supposedly already having a tough time. But what’s worse, though, is that the magazine ran this shameful story about a very serious subject matter when it isn’t even true. In fact, a rep for Harris tells us the “depression” claim is utter “nonsense.”

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