James Franco Opens Up About Addiction and Depression in Recent Interview


By Gavin Evans

Original Source: menshealth.com

It’s not often that you get to hear a public figure talk openly and candidly about addiction or depression. In fact, it’s not often anybody talks about those subjects. So, it can be refreshing when a big celebrity like James Franco de-stigmatizes these topics, if only a little bit, by opening up about them during an interview. That’s exactly what he did when he recently sat down for a conversation with novelist Edmund White for Out magazine.

“I have a very addictive personality. When I was a teenager I got over certain addictions, and that’s when I started acting, at age 17,” Franco told White. “I really threw myself into it, and that became everything, to the point where I didn’t even socialize. And then after…click here to continue reading