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Bebe Rexha Reveals How She Found Out Her Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

Bebe Rexha Reveals How She Found Out Her Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

Bebe Rexha is revealing how she found out her bipolar disorder diagnosis and how she’s doing today.

The 30-year-old entertainer recalled one moment in her therapist’s office.

“I was like, ‘Can I ask you a question? Am I bipolar?’” She mimics her therapist’s response, leaning in, a bemused expression on her face, an empathetic hand extended: “‘Yes, hun,’” Bebe recalled to Self.

“It’s scary, but at a certain point you got to say, ‘F*ck it, this is who I am.’ Or you just keep it to yourself,” she added. “At the end of the day, it’s nobody’s business. But, for me, I like to be very transparent with my fans … and I won’t allow it to label me. It’s something that I’m going through, but it’s not me.”

“I waited a very long time until I took meds,” she continued. “I was really scared that it was going to change who I was and flatten me out I’m still the same person in the studio. [Medication has] maybe helped me be a little bit more insightful and learn things about the world and also allowed me to be a little bit more centered so that I can actually write about my feelings.”

She continued, “It doesn’t take away the sadness or anxiety totally, but I feel so much better,” she says of treatment. “It’s helped me live a more balanced life, less ups and downs. When my medication started kicking in, I couldn’t believe how I felt. I couldn’t believe that’s how good people could feel.”

See how Bebe revealed her diagnosis to her fans less than one year ago.

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