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Wayne Brady Speaks Out About His Depression: 'It Ate Away at Me Daily'

Wayne Brady Speaks Out About His Depression: 'It Ate Away at Me Daily'

Originally posted 01/20/2015 05:45PM

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Although he felt too afraid to speak out for many years, comedian Wayne Brady is opening up once more about his longtime struggle with depression.

After revealing to Entertainment Tonight in November that he suffered a "breakdown" on his 42nd birthday last June, Brady points to the difficulty men have with opening up about mood disorders in a patriarchal culture that demands they hide their feelings.

"It's difficult for men in general, I think, because of just the way that we're raised," says Brady in the video exclusive to PEOPLE above. "We feel any of the negative emotions or that dark cloud settle on you, and you feel like you need to cry out or speak to someone about it, and, 'Nope, I'm not gonna do that, because I'm a man.' "

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My Strange Addiction: Meet a Woman Who Likes to Eat Bricks (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/13/2015 03:05PM

TLC has something really gritty in store for the next episode of My Strange Addiction.

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Demi Lovato Raising Money for Mental Illness 'In Honor of My Dad'

Demi Lovato Raising Money for Mental Illness 'In Honor of My Dad'

Originally posted 12/23/2014 01:00PM

Demi Lovato has been upfront about her struggles with mental illness for years, and now she's furthering her advocacy by partnering with Regular Hero to raise money for her Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program.

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Scott Stapp's Wife: Singer Believes the CIA Asked Him to Kill the President | Scott Stapp

Secret Service to Take Action in Response to Scott Stapp's Alleged Threat Against the President

Originally posted 12/12/2014 05:45PM

Did Scott Stapp threaten to kill President Barack Obama?

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Restaurateur and Model B. Smith Found After Being Reported Missing

B. Smith Found After Being Reported Missing

Originally posted 11/26/2014 03:15PM

Legendary model, designer and restaurateur Barbara Smith, better known as B. Smith, has been found at a Manhattan diner after being reported missing on Tuesday evening, according to ABC Eyewitness News.

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Amanda Bynes Reportedly Threatens to Kill Her Parents, Then Claims She Was Joking

UpdatePosted 11/15/2014 09:00PM

Amanda Bynes Reportedly Threatens to Kill Her Parents

Originally posted 11/15/2014 04:00PM

Amanda Bynes's troubling, erratic behavior continues.

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Amanda Bynes Debuts New Purple Hair on Twitter

Amanda Bynes Debuts New Purple Hair on Twitter

Originally posted 11/08/2014 11:20AM

Eight days after Amanda Bynes successfully petitioned to be released from her involuntary stay in a psychiatric facility, the troubled starlet has debuted her new purple hair on Twitter.

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The Truth About Rosemary Kennedy's Lobotomy

The Truth About Rosemary Kennedy's Lobotomy

Originally posted 11/06/2014 03:25PM

There was one Kennedy that the world never got to know: Rosemary, the third of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose's nine children.

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Amanda Bynes's Mother Has a Surprising New Plan to Help Her Daughter | Amanda Bynes

Inside Amanda Bynes's Mother's New Plan to Help Her

Originally posted 11/06/2014 01:45PM

Amanda Bynes's mother, Lynn, plans to drop a key aspect of the legal conservatorship a judge recently granted her over her troubled daughter, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Did Amanda Bynes Tweet She Is Bipolar?

UpdatePosted 11/04/2014 10:20AM

Did Amanda Bynes Tweet She Is Bipolar?

Originally posted 11/04/2014 09:20AM

In a series of Tweets posted early Tuesday to a verified Twitter account belonging to Amanda Bynes, the actress seems to say she has been diagnosed as bipolar and manic depressive, but that she is "fine" because she is on medication and getting psychiatric help even after being released from a facility last week.

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