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Kid Cudi Checks Himself Into Rehab for Suicidal Urges

Kid Cudi Checks Himself Into Rehab for Suicidal Urges

Kid Cudi has announced that he has checked into rehab to battle with depression and suicidal urges.

The 32-year-old rapper and actor, whose real name is Scott Mescudi, wrote an emotional note to his fans on Facebook in which he talked about his issues and promised that his new album is still on the way.

“Its been difficult for me to find the words to what Im about to share with you because I feel ashamed. Ashamed to be a leader and hero to so many while admitting I’ve been living a lie. It took me a while to get to this place of commitment, but it is something I have to do for myself, my family, my best friend/daughter and all of you, my fans,” Scott started off the note.

“I am not at peace. I haven’t been since you’ve known me. If I didn’t come here, I wouldve done something to myself. I simply am a damaged human swimming in a pool of emotions everyday of my life,” he continued. “Theres a ragin violent storm inside of my heart at all times. Idk what peace feels like. Idk how to relax. My anxiety and depression have ruled my life for as long as I can remember and I never leave the house because of it. I cant make new friends because of it. I dont trust anyone because of it and Im tired of being held back in my life. I deserve to have peace. I deserve to be happy and smiling. Why not me? I guess I give so much of myself to others I forgot that I need to show myself some love too. I think I never really knew how. Im scared, im sad, I feel like I let a lot of people down and again, Im sorry. Its time I fix me. Im nervous but ima get through this.”

Click inside to read the rest of Kid Cudi’s letter to fans…

“I wont be around to promote much, but the good folks at Republic and my manager Dennis will inform you about upcoming releases. The music videos, album release date etc. The album is still on the way. Promise. I wanted to square away all the business before I got here so I could focus on my recovery.

If all goes well ill be out in time for Complexcon and ill be lookin forward to seeing you all there for high fives and hugs.

Love and light to everyone who has love for me and I am sorry if I let anyone down. I really am sorry. Ill be back, stronger, better. Reborn. I feel like shit, I feel so ashamed. Im sorry.

I love you,

Scott Mescudi”

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  • Anon2

    Thoughts of healing light and courage for you, Scott.

  • Anna

    I’m glad he’s sharing it instead of hiding it. There’s so much stigma regarding mental health. I wish so many people weren’t ashamed of it and got the help they need instead of ignoring it. Good on you, hoping for a speedy recovery.

  • eternalfratboy

    I understand.. you have to pray… say the our father… you have to calm your spirit… and you have to know, you are not your thoughts… being by yourself and keeping yourself sane… is important… no one else can do it for you!!! God can heal everything… I am telling you…. God is the answer!!! Always!!!

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    pssssst: HIRE SOME CABLE GUY!!

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  • David at Just Jared

    Wishing him the best

  • Sabrina

    God is the answer? Always? Aha…