Macklemore speaks about relapse during lockdown
Covid lockdowns and chaos has been tough on everyone’s mental health, and Macklemore has opened up about his relapse into addiction during the stresses. He was speaking to Dax Shepherd on the Armchair Expert podcast, and the context is Shephard himself has spoken about relapsing:
“I really, really resonated with the episode where you talked about your relapse,” Macklemore told Dax, “I Justin Timberlake’ed it. I cried. I maybe had a tear. We’re not exactly sure. But it was within two months of my COVID relapse, and the disease of addiction is crazy…”
So why have we posted this story, which feels too almost too intimate? Because Mackelmore went on to say: “It made me feel, as someone that had relapsed again, like a month or two before, that I’m not alone.” There are people out there to connect with and help.
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