9 Stars Balancing Bipolar Disorder and Fame

Catherine Zeta-Jones calls it 'intense'

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 18, 2012 3:20 PM CST

(Newser) – Catherine Zeta-Jones recently opened up about her struggle with bipolar disorder, telling InStyle, "It's been an intense time, in good ways and bad." She says she wants to "help remove any stigma attached" to the disorder, and let people know that there are ways to treat it. The Stir rounds up eight more celebrities balancing bipolar disorder and a Hollywood career:

  • Sting
  • Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Mel Gibson
Click for the complete list.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones attends the Michael Kors Spring 2013 Runway Show on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 in New York.   (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
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