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Why Honey Singh Talked About Battle With Bipolar Disorder, Alcoholism

"As an artiste, I believe that I am not my own property. I am the property of my fans. So I thought that they deserve to know about what exactly happened to me," said Honey Singh, who recently opened up about his struggle with bipolar disorder and alcoholism. He was away from the spotlight for almost 18 months

  | March 20, 2016 11:00 IST (Dubai)
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Honey Singh photographed at an award ceremony in Mumbai.

Highlights

  • Honey Singh talked about his struggle with bipolar disorder
  • Honey Singh said that he was not in a rehab
  • He was away from the showbiz for almost 18 months
Rapper Yo! Yo! Honey Singh, who opened up about his struggle with bipolar disorder and alcoholism, says he disclosed his issues to his fans and well-wishers because they deserve to know the reason behind his absence from showbiz.
Honey Singh, who is popular for numbers like Angrezi beat, Manali Trance, Love Dose and High Heels, was away from the spotlight for almost 18 months. He said it was due to his medical condition.
Of he gained courage to speak about his problems to the world, Honey Singh said: "As an artiste, I believe that I am not my own property. I am the property of my fans. So I thought that they deserve to know about what exactly happened to me."
Many speculated that the Gabru rapper was at a rehabilitation centre. However, Honey Singh dismissed all rumours and opened up about his bipolar disorder and his battle with alcoholism earlier this month. (Also Read: Honey Singh Reveals Truth About His 18-Month Absence. He Wasn't in Rehab)
When Honey Singh was absent from the scene, other rappers gained prominence in Bollywood.
When asked if once he's back, other rappers will take a backseat, Singh said: "I don't know what is going to happen."
Earlier this month, it was reported that the Blue Eyes hitmaker had reportedly once compared rapper Badshah to a 'Nano car,' to which rapper Raftaar labeled Singh as an "insecure little girl."
When asked about his view on what he'd like to say to Raftaar's comment, Honey Singh shrugged it off, saying: "I don't know, who is that."

 
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