The supermodel opened up about her bouts with anxiety in a new interview with Glamour. “I admire people coming forward and talking about [anxiety]. We all struggle with it,” she said. “I think there’s been this stigma around it for so long. People look at celebrities who are famous or successful and think they have it all together.”
“Like, they have such an insane career, or they make so much money, that they should be happy,” Bieber explained. “But it’s really kind of the opposite.”
“People would ask me, ‘How are you?’ and I’d be like, ‘I’m fine; I’m good.’ But really I’d be crying in my hotel room all night,” she shared. “You just have to be honest that life sucks sometimes. It’s hard. Things are difficult. I just think the more we are open about it, the more we can help people find solutions.”
The 22-year-old has developed a few methods to help cope with her anxiety. “Honestly, I understand little kids when I nap. I’m like, ‘Oh, I get it.’ This is really helpful and it feels good,’” she said. “I believe so strongly in therapy, meditation, and faith — believing in something. That’s always the answer to me before anything else.”
Bieber made headlines in late 2018 after it was confirmed she had married Canadian singer Justin Bieber.