Even Stevens Star Christy Carlson Romano Reveals Her Mental Health And Alcohol Struggles


The 35-year-old actress details her struggle to fit in growing up in a new essay

By Ashley Boucher

Original Source: people.com

Former Even Stevens star Christy Carlson Romano is opening up about her struggles with depression and alcohol abuse after leaving the Disney Channel series.

“I have never been perfect or pulled together as my reputation or the successes of my young adulthood might suggest,” the actress, 35, wrote in an essay for Teen Vogue published Tuesday, titled “Christy Carlson Romano: My Private Breakdown.”

“I won’t be the last child actor to tell you the pitfalls of early-onset fame,” she wrote in the essay, which goes into detail about her struggle to feel like she fit in after growing up as a child actor. “But if I’ve learned anything from these experiences, it’s that being famous should come…click here to continue reading