Gisele Bündchen Is Being Dragged for Her Comments About Overcoming Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Sometimes, celebrities remind us that they are just like us — without the immense amount of fame and the massive bank accounts. Unfortunately, there are times when celebs reminds us just how truly out of touch with “normal life” they are.
When celebs speak from a very privileged and elite perspective, they can also say very harmful things that may be detrimental to those who look up to them.
Supermodel Gisele Bündchen is the latest celeb to get caught up in a media firestorm following her comments on overcoming anxiety and panic attacks. In fact, she is now being called, “completely out of touch.”
This is how Gisele Bündchen says she cured her anxiety and panic attacks
Celebrities and influencers across the board who have struggled or are struggling with mental health issues have been very open about that in the past several years. While it’s certainly a positive thing to normalize mental health awareness and wellness — some people are raising their eyebrows at Gisele Bündchen’s “cure” to anxiety and panic attacks.
In a recent interview with The Observer — Bündchen claims she cured her anxiety and panic attacks with a very strict plant-based diet. She has no caffeine, alcohol, sugar or carbs in her diet. She also practices meditation and wellness.
The supermodel has said that her lifestyle has made her “happier in [her] life.”
Gisele Bündchen’s comments are very concerning
Though unrealistic to most people on the globe– if Bündchen wants to stick to such a restrictive diet, then that’s her right. However, when she brought up “discipline” over therapy or anti-depressants things became sticky.
“They just have to make the decision of working at it,” the Brazilian-born model explained. “That’s the problem with today’s society, people want instant gratification where it’s you know: ‘I want to do something and [when] I wake up I want to look like this.’ I’m like, ‘er, well, you know for me to cure my panic attacks, it took months. I could have taken a pill, but I decided no. I’m going to wake up every morning and I’m going to meditate and do breath work.’ It took months.”
Apparently, Bündchen began her journey by stretching, working out, oil-pulling, and meditating.
Fans are furious about Gisele Bündchen’s anti-depressant comments
Fans are NOT having it when it comes to Bündchen’s comments on curing her anxiety and panic attacks through meditation. “Oh get to f*** Gisele,” one fan said. “You’re not better than other people cos you didn’t take antidepressants. You didn’t become less anxious in a ‘better’ way than those who need meds.”
Another added, “LMFAOOOO I CANT JUST WILL MY ANXIETY AWAY GISELE, SCIENCE DOESN’T WORK LIKE THAT.” One fan kept it blunt saying, “Completely out of touch with reality.” Finally, one fan said, “Gisele mate, you don’t ‘just take a pill.’ You spend months working to find one that helps fix the chemical imbalance in your brain without making life even more unbearable because of side effects. Sod the insinuation that taking meds is an easy option for the weak-minded.”
Perhaps it’s best that we don’t know about certain celebrities’ lifestyle choices.