Rene Russo Reveals She’s Bipolar (VIDEO)
Rene Russo revealed that she’s battling bipolar disorder, making the surprise announcement during an appearance with her Nightcrawler co-star Jake Gyllenhaal on “The Queen Latifah Show.”
When Latifah asked Russo and Gyllenhaal to open up about something they’ve had to “push through” in their lives, the actress said, “Bipolar medication… yeah, I pretty much hit a wall.” “I literally crashed, hit a wall and couldn’t get out of bed. I thought it was depression, but if you take antidepressants, it speeds you up more… I’m kinda stop-and-go, I either crash or I speed,” explained Russo.
She added, “I haven’t shared this, but I think it’s kind of important. I have friends who don’t want to go on medication, and they’re suffering.”
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