Girl You Crazy…For Real: 15 Celebrities That Might Really Have Problems

January 15, 2013  |  
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You ever have a moment where your “you so crazy friend” seems really crazy? Some celebrities’ wile-out moments have me worried about their mental health. Sometimes the spotlight sheds some light on your mental deficiencies. Are these celebrities really crazy or just acting a fool for ratings?

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Nicki Minaj

Nicki is so sensitive that I’m starting wonder if there’s something really wrong. She blamed the Mariah Carey blow-up on the producers but what about her other crazy behavior? She stays on a meltdown on camera and on Twitter. I’m starting to think that the fame may be too much for Barbie to handle and she’s one altercation away from having a Katt Williams meltdown.

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Katt Williams

Speaking of Katt, Suge says that his meltdown didn’t have anything to do with drugs. If that’s really the case, Katt needs to take some time off of the tour circuit and get some help. What he went through was more than your average breakdown.

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Momma Dee

I cut for Momma Dee because she did what she had to do to keep her family fed. But the pressures of the life may have taken a toll on her sanity. Sometimes the “advice” she’s giving doesn’t make a whole lot of sense and Erica keeps asking if she remembered to take her medication. Whatever she’s on she may need to increase the dosage.

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Kenya Moore

We all know Kenya is “crazy” but she might really have some issues. Back in Anguilla when Kenya was acting real wild, her “boyfriend” Walter Jackson had to take a time out and ask Kenya if she’d taken her medication. I don’t know what that prescription is for but I bet it has something to do with her bigger-than-life personality.

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Jackie Christie

She is one of the most controversial figures of Basketball Wives LA but her issues go deeper than starting mess. Her husband is her only real friend, her children won’t come home and seem damaged by some major mommy issues, and we already know her cast mates call her wacky Jackie. Doug needs to stop being the family diplomat and start getting his wife some help.

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Laura Govan

If Jackie belongs on the list, so does Laura. She got on my crazy radar in season one when she described wanting to hurt people in graphic detail. Then she leapt on Malaysia for no reason and said she wouldn’t care if her former friend Jackie died. That’s real cold — like you may be a sociopath cold. She started seeing a psychiatrist on the show and I hope she keeps up with her appointments.

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Mel Gibson

We knew Mel Gibson was racist when he told his ex that he hoped she would “get raped by a pack of ni–ers.” But his comments may shed more light on his mental status than his prejudices. Back in 2008, Mel admitted to being diagnosed with bipolar disorder. That diagnosis explains a lot. The next time I meet an angry racist I’m going to stop and wonder if they have a mental health disorder before I pop off.

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Mariah Carey

Your girl has gotten a little bit better now that Nick Cannon is mellowing her out. But she has gotten up to some pretty kookie things while in the spotlight. There was her crazy Home Shopping Network appearances, that time she came on TRL in just a t-shirt and babbled incoherently and her crazy MTV Cribs special. I’m starting to think that Nick’s job is keeping her away from the cameras when she’s feeling touched.

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Lil’ Kim

All black celebrities feel the pressure to be lighter and brighter. But I think Lil’ Kim may be dealing with some for real issues in her past that made her crack under the pressure. When you combine mental issues with the right budget you get a face that looks like that. I hope she spends some of her royalties on psychiatric help. You gotta love yourself first Kim.

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Everybody is focused on Chris but a woman has to be in a certain mental place to chase after a man who has hit her. Plus, reports coming from Rihanna’s camp suggest that she’s on the verge of a nervous breakdown that keeps her melting down on Twitter and hours late for appointments and shows. Plus she’s been hospitalized multiple times for the “flu” which was followed by what she called an “emotional breakdown”. I think Rihanna’s troubles go deeper than Chris Brown.

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Demi Moore

Cougars get a lot of hype in the media today. But I think that Demi’s membership to the babysitter’s club might be a sign that she is suffering from some mental issues. She began going on the scary-skinny road before she and Ashton broke up. And in January she went into convulsions after taking too many prescription drugs and “smoking something.” I hope one of her ex-husbands can reach out and get her some help.

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Tamar Braxton

For real, I think your girl may be a little bit unhinged. First there’s what she did to her face. Then there’s her antics. We now know why — despite being just as talented and attractive and married to one of the music biz’s biggest movers and shakers — Tamar’s career never took off like Tony’s: she’s crazier than a bag of hammers. She needs someone or something to tame all that.

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Keyshia Cole

I don’t know what her exact diagnosis is but I think that Keyshia Cole’s 15 minutes have knocked something loose in her brain. Suddenly she isn’t black and throwing temper tantrums when she’s not booked as a show’s headliner. If diva is a sickness, your girl’s got it. And I think she should take a back seat for a minute before the wheels fall off and she alienates her fan base.

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Nancy Jones

Not only is Nancy Jones buck wild, she’s delusional too. Like clinically. She dresses like a tween and throws bows and shade without  acknowledging the consequences of her actions. She’ll do anything for Jim but I think everyone else should watch their backs.

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  • Taelyr

    I feel like the title of this article implies that because they are celebrities that they are not humans too with flaws like everyone else. Idolizing celebs and making them superhuman is obviously going to shock us when they mess up in very human ways.

  • nai

    if rih rih is up there, then chris brown needs to be up there too

  • amir bey

    Lil Kim and Tamar need stylist; can see the tracks and the make up is horrid!!

  • amir bey

    Everyone has some type of issues; some just handle better than others but Minaj is the worse. Mariah is married and successfully raising a family so can’t be that crazy.

    • Taryn Bryant

      Minaj has those crazy eyes. They’re scary.

  • sos

    Mariah carey is a nut….tommy had her locked up and she signed in years ago…the end and shes a rapist…lol

  • joseline

    Seriously…how many reloads does roaman need.This chic is clearly NUTS,how many personalities did she say she has?Doesnt matter no one is w/her 4 her brains its those butt implants….lolYES FAKE!!!And barbie is WHITE…clearly ur not and she never did ANY of what minajaeveryone does

  • Just saying!!

    Eminem, Beyonce (I think she secretly has issues which is why she’s always trying to please people), Kanye West, Naomi Campbell, the list goes on….

    i think Hollywood in general makes people go crazy….

    • Taryn Bryant

      Ummm…I don’t think Beyoncé ever tried to please anyone, especially those who work around her.

  • monstruz

    Why are 13 of the 15 alleged celebrities with serious problems of african decent?? I don’t even know who some of them are. what about Lindsey Lohan, Brittany Spears, Marshall Mathers, Courtney love, Charlie Sheen?

    • Howard Sturrup

      this site usually post about people of color

  • For real you called her “Tony” and not “Toni”? Last article I read talked about someone’s “passed”, not their “past”. Madame Noire, if you need an editor I am free.

  • NIcki’s face in that pic keeps me LOL’ing!

    • Massive Attack

      It’s Barbie, Barbie, Barbie… Or one of her other personalities maybe?

    • Taryn Bryant

      Yeah, you laugh until she shows up in your closet one day.


    Most of these stars are linked to illuminati which causes these “meltdowns”

  • zr

    12 out of 14 on the list are black people, so Meg Butler, the author, may want to look in the crazy mirror herself.

    • Taryn Bryant

      Well this is a site based on black news…so, it stands to reason, there would be more black people talked about. They just throw in others for a little extra crazy. Although they should have thrown in Amanda Bynes and Miley Cyrus. There are just too many to name.

      • Jacque

        You forgot Lindsey Lohan and Britney Spears.

  • scandalous7

    MN, this is about the fifth time yal posted that pic of Tamar with that damn lace front lmao…yal know yal wrong for it!

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  • cryssi

    *Toni….not Tony

  • brisha

    This article is a perfect example of why mental health issues are not always taken seriously, especially amongst US.

  • moemiel

    i dont understand how u linked mel’s racism as a result of bipolar disease. bipolar disease doesn’t mean a loss of understanding social mores, it’s exaggerated feelings and emotions (can go both ways), it hardly manifests itself as racism. We prolly learned that mel is racist n bigoted bc he was on an extreme that made him unable to control his thoughts but he was always racist. just hid it better. pls mental health is already so taboo, lets not go around misdiagnosig ppl.

    • KJ23

      Yeah, I watched a documentary about Mel Gibson and his father was a known… I wouldn’t say “racist,” but he definitely felt a certain way about Jewish people, and that intolerance rubbed off on his son, and probably grew once he moved from Australia to the United States.