Zachary Levi revealed he once had a “complete mental breakdown” that led to a three-week stay in a psych ward.
“I didn’t realize that I was struggling with these things until I was 37, about five years ago, and I had a complete mental breakdown.”
Levi explained that his struggles with mental health began growing up with a mom who had borderline personality disorder and a stepdad who was a “perfectionist.”
“I was an embarrassment to the family. I mean, it was lots of vitriol, lots of yelling,” he recalled.
The “Shazam!” star shared that he eventually turned to “sex or drugs or booze or things to distract me from, to numb myself from the pain that I was running away from most of my life.”
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