Bebe Rexha opens up about her battle with bipolar disorder

In a new interview with Self magazine, the singer talks about the highs and lows of living with her mental health disorder.
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Transcript for Bebe Rexha opens up about her battle with bipolar disorder
Bebe rexha speaker Pelosi out about her mental health struggle sharing the highs and lows of life with bipolar disorder in "Self" magazine. Diane Macedo with the details. Reporter: Having a mental health issue can feel like a dark secret but Bebe rexha is hoping to change that sharing not just her struggles with bipolar but how she thinks the condition helps her. Bebe rexha is known for being unfiltered and unapologetic. The truth will set you free Reporter: Now the 30-year-old is sharing her truth once more. This time about living with bipolar disorder. My mental illness or issues, whatever you want to call it, has really taught me a lot about patience and people and has been able to make me a better artist. Reporter: She opens up to "Self" magazine about the extreme highs and lows of dealing with the disease saying, I would get super hyper and I would text everybody and I'd just get sloppy. I couldn't control my emotions and I was always super anxious and couldn't sit still. She adds that in the worst of her mood swings she'd be in the passenger seat of the car and want to open the door and jump out. Bebe talks a lot about hyper manic episodes like perhaps spending too much money on something or depressive episodes which meant she couldn't get out of bed. Reporter: The singer first disclosed her battle with bipolar last year addressing it in her music. It's going to be a good, good life that's what my therapist says You won't always feel 100% every day and that's when it makes it okay. Reporter: She hopes to free others from the stigma of the disorder saying I felt like me opening up to my fans was really me saying I'm not going to be imprisoned by this and maybe it'll make somebody feel not imprisoned. She hopes by opening up she can empower her fans to ask for help if they need it too. The current issue of "Self" online right now. Good for her.

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