Taraji P. Henson Assures Psychological Sickness Is “Nothing To Be Ashamed Of”

Taraji P. Henson has created a secure house for stars like Tamar Braxton to open up about their psychological well being journeys, and now she’s doing the identical. 

On the Dec. 23 installment of her Facebook Watch seriesPeace of Thoughts With Taraji, the Golden Globe winner disclosed that she just lately thought of taking her personal life. Talking to Dr. LaShonda Inexperienced, Taraji detailed the “darkish second” she confronted after the coronavirus pandemic left her feeling withdrawn and remoted. 

“Throughout this pandemic it has been exhausting on all of us, and I had a second. I had a darkish second,” she recalled. “I used to be in a darkish place. For a few days, I could not get out of the mattress, I did not care. That is not me. Then, I began having ideas about ending it. It occurred two nights in a row.” 

Previous to this, Taraji stated she had bought a gun. The actress remembered pondering to herself, “I might go in there proper now and simply finish all of it, ‘trigger I would like it to be over.”

When her 26-year-old son, Marcell Johnson, crossed her thoughts, Taraji advised herself he’d “recover from it” as a result of he is an grownup.