Dunst talks about struggle against depression

Kirsten Dunst has revealed that she has been treated for depression.

Kirsten Dunst has revealed that she has been treated for depression.

“I didn’t go to Cirque Lodge for alcohol abuse or drug abuse,” Kirsten told E!Online. “I went there for depression.

“It was a good six months before I decided to go away,” the 'Spiderman' star added. “I was struggling, and I had the opportunity to go somewhere and take care of myself. I was fortunate to have the resources to do it. My friends and family thought it was a good idea, too.”

Kirsten told E! that she decided to go public with her battle against the illness after finding herself the subject of speculation in the press.

“There’s been a lot of misrepresentation about what is going on in my life, and it’s been very painful for my friends and family,” she says.

“Depression is pretty serious and should not be gossiped about.”

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