Justin Bieber Pens Emotional Pieces On His Struggles With Drugs, Stardom & Suicidal Thoughts

Justin Bieber may be one of the most successful music artists in history, but – as he recently announced – that success does not make him exempt from the challenges of life.

Taking to Instagram to lend a lengthy and deeply personal reflection, his 118 million Instagram followers were among the first stunned to see the 25-year-old open up about his past struggles with depression, drug abuse, the pressures of fame, and more. Using the social media platform to motivate his followers who may be dealing with similar woes, the post wasn’t all sad as he ended it on a note of hope and asserted he’s now a changed man.

Read the inspiring message inside: