Scott Stapp talked about rockstars taking their own lives, telling App:
“Most people don’t understand. They look at someone in rock [who commits suicide] and they say, ‘They’re rich and famous, how can they kill themselves?’ You can have money but that’s not everything. Success isn’t everything.”[metalwani_content_ad]
Discussing his own struggles with mental illness, Scott noted:
“It all has to do with being bipolar. It’s a condition that affects millions of Americans. It’s a condition that you suffer with in silence.
“People have no idea what’s going on inside of you. Being bi-polar contributed to what I am, my successes and failures.
“But fortunately, I’m still here. I’m doing my best to turn things around. I’ve changed my lifestyle, my diet. I’ve done everything I can to regain my life and normalcy.
“I’m better. Much has improved in my life. I needed for that to happen. It wasn’t easy. I’m still working on things.
“It’s great that things are going well. I get to do what I love and I have this great supportive family. I’m incredibly fortunate. Things could have gone really bad for me but it’s working out.”