Megan Thee Stallion began remedy periods to assist her address the deaths of her mother and father.
On the season premiere of Taraji P. Henson’s collection Peace of Mind with Taraji, the 26-year-old rapper defined that her emotional wellbeing is extra necessary than ever.
“I feel like right now mental health is more important to me, more than ever, because I have more pressure on me than I feel like I used to have…when I was Megan and I wasn’t as criticised and under such a magnifying glass as I am now,” she stated.
In April, the Houston native launched a promo clip saying she was taking a break from social media to “recharge”.
During the interview, Megan additionally revealed the lack of each of her mother and father – her father when she was in highschool and her mom in 2019 – pushed her to prioritise her psychological well being.
“It was never a conversation that was on the table,” the Savage hitmaker recalled. “Now on this area, I’ve misplaced each of my mother and father. So now I’m like, ‘Oh, my gosh, who do I speak to? What do I do?’ And I simply began studying that it is O.Ok. to ask for assist. And it is O.Ok. to need to go get remedy.
“As a Black person and when you think of therapy, you think, ‘Oh my gosh, I’m weak.’ Like you think of medication and you just think the worst,” she continued, noting that stigma related to psychological well being prevented her from getting assist prior to now.
Elsewhere, Megan asserted that that illustration of remedy within the media has been largely unfavorable.
“Now, it’s becoming safe to say, ‘All right now, it’s a little too much going on, somebody help me,'” she commented. “When people start to see me a lot or when my schedule gets really full, I’m probably going through something because I want to keep my mind busy.”