Ellen DeGeneres may be one of the most popular daytime talk show hosts on television today, but that wasn’t always the case. The actress, 59, says she was bullied by many in Hollywood after coming out as gay in 1997.
“I moved out of L.A., went into a severe depression, started seeing a therapist and had to go on antidepressants for the first time in my life,” DeGeneres explained in a Good Housekeeping interview. “Eventually I started meditating, working out and writing again, and I slowly started to climb out of it.”
“I can’t believe I came back from that point. I can’t believe where my life is now,” she concluded.
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