These Shocking True Stories Prove John Lennon Was Actually a Terrible Person

5. He most likely suffered from depression

John Lennon after making a formal apology for his controversial statement that the group

He went through struggles with depression. | Harry Benson/Express/Getty Images

A 1980 Playboy interview was published 2 days after Lennon’s death. In it, he talked about how 1965 was his “fat Elvis period.” He even said the song “Help!” was a literal cry for help during a period that he felt “fat and depressed.” Lennon talks about going through times of “deep depressions where [he] would like to jump out the window.”

Next: He was also full of himself.

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