Taraji P. Henson reveals she contemplated suicide amid coronavirus pandemic
Taraji P. Henson is opening up about a “dark moment” she endured earlier this year, which led her to contemplate whether she still wanted to live.
When the coronavirus pandemic first surged around the world in early March, Henson was one of many who became puzzled by a life in lockdown, as Americans were forced to stay at home. The entertainment industry, no less, meant actors, casts and crews were out of work as studios were in limbo.
It was then the 50-year-old actress said she found herself struggling to get out of bed in the morning.
“For a couple of days, I couldn’t get out of bed and that’s not me,” Henson revealed on her “Peace of Mind with Taraji” Facebook Watch series while speaking to co-host Tracie Jade and psychologist Dr. LaShonda Green (via People magazine).
The “Empire” star…