Will Smith reveals he once considered suicide in trailer for new YouTube docuseries

“When I started this show I thought I was getting into the best shape of my life, physically. But mentally, I was somewhere else,” he said.

Will Smith speaks at the “Gemini Man” movie release conference in Shanghai, China, on Oct. 14 2019.Zhou Junxiang / Imaginechina via AP file

Will Smith opened up about his mental health, revealing in a trailer for his upcoming YouTube docuseries that he once contemplated suicide.

The “Aladdin” actor, 53, has been on a challenging fitness journey to lose 20 pounds in 20 weeks. Smith said the quest not only pushed him to get back into shape, but it also helped him discover “a whole lot of hidden things about myself.”

 

“This began as a journey to get into the best shape of my life. When I started this show I thought I was getting into the best shape of my life, physically. But mentally, I was somewhere else,” he said in a trailer released Friday for “Will Smith: The Best Shape Of My Life.”

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