Will Smith reveals he once considered suicide in trailer for new YouTube docuseries
Will Smith opened up about his psychological well being, revealing in a trailer for his upcoming YouTube docuseries that he as soon as contemplated suicide.
The “Aladdin” actor, 53, has been on a difficult health journey to lose 20 kilos in 20 weeks. Smith mentioned the hunt not solely pushed him to get again into form, however it additionally helped him uncover “a complete lot of hidden issues about myself.”
“This started as a journey to get into one of the best form of my life. After I began this present I assumed I used to be entering into one of the best form of my life, bodily. However mentally, I used to be elsewhere,” he mentioned in a trailer launched Friday for “Will Smith: The Finest Form Of My Life.”
“Now I am about to indicate the world, how little I learn about myself. … What you have come to know as Will Smith, the alien annihilating MC, greater than life film star, is basically a development, a fastidiously crafted and honed character designed to guard myself, to cover myself from the world, to cover the coward.”
Within the trailer, Smith is seen figuring out and coaching. One clip exhibits him sitting at a desk surrounded by his household.
“That was the one time in my life that I ever thought-about suicide,” he mentioned. The actor didn’t present context after making the assertion.
Within the preview, Smith additionally talked about writing his upcoming memoir “Will.” He mentioned the e book was “exposing plenty of issues” about his life together with “so many issues that folks do not learn about me.”
The e book is obtainable for pre-order and will likely be launched on Nov. 9. The docuseries debuts on YouTube Nov. 8.
For those who or somebody you recognize is vulnerable to suicide, please name the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, textual content TALK to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/sources for added sources.