Many of your favorite stars have hit rock bottom, but thankfully with the love and support of friends and family, they were able to recover from their darkest times. Here are nine stars who attempted suicide. Despite their fame and success many celebrities face their own internal struggles demons.
1. Halle Berry
The X-Men actress faced a very difficult divorce from baseball player, David Justice, in 1996. Berry admits that she was so depressed following the divorce that she attempted to take her own life by carbon monoxide poisoning. Berry said, “I was sitting in my car, and I knew the gas was coming when I had an image of my mother finding me.” Berry spent a few weeks in a rehabilitation center and was able to overcome her depression.
2. Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore suffered a very tumultuous upbringing that lead her to face rehab at only 14 in 1989. After leaving rehab, Barrymore attempted suicide by slitting her wrists with a kitchen knife. Thankfully the star was able to kick her drug habit before her 16th birthday.
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