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Michelle Williams Checks Into Mental Health Facility for Depression

Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams may appear to be living her best life with fiancé Chad Johnson, but her years-long battle with depression may have just resurfaced. As a result, the songstress has checked into a facility in an effort to monitor her mental health.

TMZ reports the Rockford, IL native is receiving treatment for depression just outside of Los Angeles and has been there for the past several days.

The singer also took to Instagram this week to share that she’s sought out professional help.

“For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognize when it’s time to seek help, support and guidance from those that love and care for your well being. I recently listened to the advice I have given to thousands around the world and sought help from a great team of healthcare professionals.”

Williams has been very transparent with her struggles, revealing on The Talk that she was once depressed to the point of wanting to commit suicide.

Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.