Kid Cudi Pens Emotional Note on Checking into a Rehabilitation Center

With an album still on the way, Kid Cudi (Scott Mescudi) revealed to his fans via Facebook that he checked into a rehabilitation center yesterday for depression and suicidal thoughts.

In his post, Cudi says he feels like he’s been living a lie. He pens that he doesn’t know what peace feels like. He doesn’t know how to relax. And that anxiety and depression have ruled his life for as long as he can remember. Read his full post below:

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…

Posted by Kid Cudi on Tuesday, October 4, 2016


Many people suffer in silence from depression. Hopefully this will inspire other people to seek the help they need and also continue to break down the stigma in the Black community regarding mental illness. Mental illness is real. People suffering from depression are not making it up.

Thank you Kid Cudi! Opening up to the world about what you’re dealing with is brave. Someone’s life has been saved by your honesty. You are still a leader and an hero!

P.S.: There’s a man out there that can bring peace like no other, and I’m praying he touches your soul! 



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