Lark Voorhies is still trying to undo the damage she says People magazine did when they ran a report claiming that she suffers from Bipolar disorder. The “Saved By the Bell” actress just did an interview with ET and told the host contrary to recent rumors, she does not hear voices, she is not seeing a doctor, and she does not have a mental illness.
“I don’t understand why they chose to take that angle, quite frankly,” she said about People’s interview with her mother, Tricia. “I can only come forward to correct and state for the true record what is in fact factual.
“I have no worries myself, nor do I exude, exhibit or possess within my living stratus any reason why someone should worry [on] my behalf. … It’s completely fictional.”
According to Lark’s mother, though, her 38-year-old daughter has been traumatized by things in her past and is in denial about the effect they’ve had on her. Lark, on the other hand, says she knows how to overcome adversity, much like what she’s dealing with now.
“It’s much like fighting,” she said. “When you enlist in the Army, you get yourself physically fit, mentally fit and informational-wise fit, so it’s just the same. It’s like stage boot camp. You know, you put all the right elements together and you keep them going … we have to be entertainers. This is our particular angle.”
Check out snippets of her interviews here.