Oliver Hudson shares emotional health revelation in candid video as he's inundated with support

The actor is part of the famous Hudson-Russell clan

Oliver Hudson has become well-known for his candid social media posts, often funny and silly, but occasionally serious, like his latest share.

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The actor and son of Goldie Hawn took to Instagram to post a clip that he'd originally made on 30 June of 2021 where he talked about stopping his medication for anxiety.

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"This is a different kind of post for me I guess," he started off by saying. "I went off my Lexapro about three months ago, I was on it for five and a half years for anxiety. 

"And it's been really gnarly for me. It's been crushing, debilitating, scary, honestly, scary at times," he added as his voice started to choke. 

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"But in this moment of time, I feel good, I feel really [expletive] great. And it may be fleeting, in an hour I might be back to where I was. But I'm going to just bathe in normalcy for a moment."


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Oliver shared a video from last year detailing his struggles with anxiety

In his caption, Oliver wrote: "So this was June 30th of last year. I was in [the] throes of intense anxiety. There were moments, very few, where I felt normal. 

"I was gonna post this then but got nervous that it was too self indulgent and it very well may be but [expletive] it… I just came upon it and thought I'd share.. #seriousoliver."

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Many took to the comments section to share their support for the Nashville star, including Lisa Rinna, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Kyle Richards.

But no one had as sweet of a word for him as his sister Kate Hudson did, who simply responded to the post with: "I love you Oliver," which had several praising their close bond.


The Hudson-Russell family members have quite a close bond

Many fans reached out in support of Oliver as well, with one writing: "It's not self indulgent it's really helpful," and another also saying: "LOVE LOVE LOVE! I've been taking the last 4 years and I swear by it. It truly has saved me."

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