12 Celebrities With Disorders Who Bravely Battled and Won

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7. Chris Smith

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This great man was also one of the celebrities with disorders. With an impressive career of firsts, Smith made headlines across Europe in 1984 for more personal matters when he became one of the first Members of Parliament to come out as gay. Making headlines yet again in 1997 as Great Britain’s first openly gay Cabinet minister, Smith received even more backlash in 2005 when he told the media he had been HIV positive since 1987.

8. Leonardo DiCaprio

“I remember my makeup artist and assistant walking me to the set [of ‘The Aviator’] and going, ‘Oh God, we’re going to need 10 minutes to get him there because he has to walk back and step on that thing, touch the door and walk in and out again.” — Leonardo DiCaprio, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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9. Catherine Zeta-Jones

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The mother of two revealed in April 2011 that she had sought treatment for bipolar II disorder, which is characterized by episodes of hypomania (less severe highs and irritability) alternating with depression.

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