DUNST: People Who Haven’t Suffered From Depression Are “Weird”!

By on 26 September, 2011


Actress Kirsten Dunst believes that almost everyone suffers depression at some point in their lives, and anyone who doesn’t must be “weird”.


The ‘SPIDER-MAN‘ star was diagnosed with the condition in 2008 and checked herself into the Cirque Lodge treatment centre in Utah to receive professional help. In her latest movie, ‘Melancholia‘, she plays a severely depressed woman who believes that the earth is about to collide with another planet.

With her own personal experiences in mind, Dunst reveals that she can’t understand people who haven’t been through similar troubles.

In an interview with Canada’s Flare magazine, she says:

“People are embarrassed to talk about it. I would never put anyone down (who) was in that kind of space.

“I think most human beings go through some sort of depression in their life – and if they don’t, I think that’s weird.”


Granted – depression is not something to be ashamed about. However, is it fair to say that those who haven’t been through it are weird? It’s not a society/club that everyone has to be a member of, but at the same time there needs to be greater awareness of the condition.



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