Singer Janet Jackson has been fighting depression for years

Singer Janet Jackson has revealed that she has been fighting depression since her childhood.

Janet Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress and is also the sister of the pop icon Late Michael Jackson.

Janet is 52-year-old and has written about her mental condition in a letter that has been published in the Essence magazine’s Happiness edition.

The letter describes the mental and emotional struggles that were faced by Janet from a very young age. She also mentions learning from the experiences and how they have helped her become stronger over the years.

Janet has won the Grammy Award for her music and is credited with contribution to pop music.

This comes at a time when several celebrities and high profile people are committing suicide due to mental health related problems.

Janet’s letter is a positive step forward that may help others to speak about their mental issues and seek help.

ALSO READ:

Celebrity food host Anthony Bourdain's shocking suicide draws attention to need to address mental disorders

Watch in Sign Language