Borderline Personality Disorder,  Celebrities

Britney Spears and Mel Gibson

The only reason I posted this here is because Britney Spears actually started my foray into discussing Borderline Personality Disorder a celebrities. I only do it because I would like for some celeb to come out of the closet (or “off the couch”) and just admit that they have the disorder. To me it would go a long way to removing the stigma. The only one who has come close is Megan Fox. She mentioned borderline when referring to herself, but she has not been diagnosed – well, not that we know of. Anyway, old Mel Gibson seems to have some sort of disorder and some people have mentioned borderline. Now we have 2 potential BPD celebs talking with one another. I have to say though, Britney Spears certainly got the right (and skillful) people around her. We have not heard much about her “bad behavior” in years. Good for her!

Mel Gibson seems to have found the most unlikely counsellor in his attempt to regain his reputation and it is no other than the troubled pop-star Britney Spears, media reports said.

Gibson’s reputation has been badly damaged following the release of several tape recordings which purportedly feature him hurling abuse and vile threats at ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva during phone calls.

The Toxic singer, 28, has been telling her friends that Mel Gibson, 54, has been pouring his heart out to her — confiding that he fears for his sanity and is convinced he’s destroyed his once-hot career.

The In Touch magazine quoted a friend of Britney as saying that they speak on the phone all the time, usually late at night.

Her friends also say that Britney is just returning the favour because apparently Gibson went out of his way to help her when she went through her own breakdown.

Britney’s friend said that Britney wants people to give him a second chance — just like he gave her one when everyone else turned away.

One Comment

  • leather armchair

    First of all, I firmly believe this post resonates with much of what I have been mulling over for a good number of weeks. One end of the argument is, I concur with everything you’re mentioning yet nonetheless at the other end of the spectrum, can’t we possibly see such circumstances from the point of view of the people involved, as opposed to just looking at it from our own narrow perspective. In whichever location on this earth you will get things you like, and things you are not too . The vital element of this is to simply be calm and accept it the way it is and not to be sucked in to all the media hype that encompasses it. I think that in this case, that is exactly what has happened, though I may perhaps be totally wrong. I would very much like to get other peoples’ views on this situation. I really believe that Ms Spears has been treated badly by both the people around her and also journalists, paparazzi etc. They should let her life her life.

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