Chrissy Teigen Reveals That She Didn’t Start Going To Therapy ‘Until Quarantine’

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Chrissy Teigen revealed that she started going to therapy when “quarantine” due to the coronavirus pandemic hit and admitted she used to “make fun of the idea of it.”

“I’m barely online anymore, and that was at the request of my therapist,” the 34-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model shared with Marie Claire magazine in a piece published Tuesday. (RELATED: Chrissy Teigen Admits She Had A Boob Job, Wants Her Implants Out)


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“I didn’t start therapy until quarantine,” she added. “I used to avoid it and make fun of the idea of it, and then I found the right person and it changed my world.” (RELATED: Chrissy Teigen Heats Things Up With Jaw-Dropping Bikini Throwback Shot)

Teigen continued, “People think I’m tough, but I’m such an empath, and I take on other people’s pain and sadness as my own. And when I let people down, I’m hyperaware of it.”


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“Sometimes I feel like people aren’t going to be as hard on me as I am on myself,” the supermodel went on. “So it’s good for me to take a break.”

However, Teigen also talked about how she doesn’t feel like it is “the right time to be silent” on social media because “there are people being murdered by police.”

“Part of me right now knows this is not the right time to go silent,” Teigen shared. “It does feel very selfish and weird to say that my mental health is important when there are people being murdered by police and murdered in their own homes.”

“Who gives a fuck about someone making fun of me when people’s livelihoods are being threatened just for telling their stories?” she told Marie Claire. “I have Black children, so is it really the right time to not want to step on anyone’s toes?”