‘Bridgerton’ star Ruby Barker hospitalized after ‘mental health struggle’: ‘It’s time to be transparent’

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“Bridgerton” actress Ruby Barker is coming clean with her fans about a “psychological overall health wrestle” she knowledgeable amid the series’ huge success.

“It is time to be transparent,” Barker, 25, said in a video shared to her Instagram account Thursday. “I have been genuinely unwell for a genuinely prolonged time. I want to be straightforward with everybody. I have been having difficulties.”

The actress, who debuted on “Bridgerton” as Marina Thompson when it commenced streaming on Netflix in 2020, advised lovers in the practically 6-moment movie deal with she has been “having difficulties considering that ‘Bridgerton,’” adding, “I am in a hospital at the minute, and I am heading to be discharged soon and with any luck , get to go on with my lifestyle.

“I am likely to choose a small bit of a split for myself, and I would stimulate some others, if you are having difficulties, make sure you do oneself a favor and acquire a split. Halt remaining so really hard on oneself.”


Ruby Barker attends the press night performance of "Running With Lions" at The Lyric Hammersmith Feb. 15, 2022, in London.

Ruby Barker attends the press night performance of “Managing With Lions” at The Lyric Hammersmith Feb. 15, 2022, in London.
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Barker unveiled she “has not strike rock bottom” and is “on new heights” but pressured that society “seriously requirements to change the dialogue and feel about our linguistics when we’re speaking about psychological overall health because folks want to have these discussions, but we really don’t definitely know to have a conversation.

“I get that,” Barker mentioned. “Mainly because I was 1 of these folks. Just rage-stuffed, pissed off and offended. Barker explained she sought aid for “all this intergenerational trauma bundled up inside of” of her and felt she “was carrying the bodyweight of the entire world on [her] again.”


“Now I’m at a position the place I have a prognosis, and I will discuss about that at yet another time,” Barker confident her fans. “I am relinquishing myself, I’m forgiving myself and drawing a line in the sand.

“I simply cannot have on the way that I’ve been carrying on. I need to adjust, so which is what I am attempting to do. I want to survive, and I will survive. I am likely to.”

"Bridgerton" star Ruby Barker told her fans on social media she is in the hospital receiving help after a "mental health struggle."

“Bridgerton” star Ruby Barker advised her lovers on social media she is in the healthcare facility obtaining aid following a “mental overall health battle.”
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Barker, who has 232,000 Instagram followers, obtained an outpouring of assistance from several and thanked “Bridgerton” Executive Producer Shonda Rhimes “for supplying me an possibility, for preserving me.”

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Barker also discussed that she recently had to pull out of stage manufacturing of “Running with Lions” right after contracting coronavirus and working with the effects of her having difficulties psychological overall health.

“I can not wait to fulfill all of my engagements and to have a excellent occupation and a fantastic lifestyle. Since I do not want my analysis to be a self-satisfying prophecy,” Barker additional in her tackle. “I want to endure, and I will survive, and I am going to. And so are you. Which is the natural beauty of it, so are you. If you happen to be with me, you’re in good palms. Thank you.”

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Reps for Barker did not promptly respond to Fox News’ ask for for comment.