Frankie Bridge has thanked bandmate Mollie King for “virtually holding her up” when she was at her lowest.
The Saturdays star posted the candid snap to Instagram, which confirmed the 2 of them strolling arm in arm – earlier than admitting all was not what it appeared.
Opening up on her personal psychological well being battle, Frankie, 29, wrote: “Most of you’ll in all probability have a look at this image and simply see two good mates strolling alongside holding arms… however the reality is she was virtually holding me up… we’d simply carried out a gig that I had pressured myself to be ‘Frankie from The Saturdays’ for.
The mother-of-two added: “I had received to the resort that morning. Shut all of the curtains. Got into mattress. Under the covers and sobbed for hours alone.
“It felt an effort to breathe. To be alive. Let alone to get on a stage. Paint on a smile and dance and sing to completely happy songs!”
Frankie reminded her 993Ok Instagram followers: “Remember you are not alone and issues aren’t at all times what they appear…. #worldmentalhealthday.”
In response to Frankie’s heartfelt message, Mollie King posted within the feedback: “I bear in mind this present day so clearly Frank. It was the primary time I noticed what you had been going by when I discovered you in your resort room…and though you felt your weakest I’ll always remember how sturdy you had been to rise up on stage that night.
She ended the message with: “I like you too Frank. You are an actual inspiration to everybody round you.”
Replying to Mollie’s heartwarming remark, Frankie wrote: “@mollieking Oh god. You positively simply made me cry xxxx”, which reaped 1,702 likes on The Saturdays singer’s account.
Other celebrities additionally took to the publish to indicate Frankie assist, together with Louise Redknapp who merely commented a heartbroken emoji, whereas Pixie Lott despatched 4 coronary heart emojis.
Fans thanked Frankie for sharing her struggles, with one writing: “It’s horrible! That is so encouraging to see somebody not let it cease them.”
Another added: “Such a courageous younger girl. Nobody understands how darkish individuals’s minds get within the depths of despair. So glad someone like your self has used their platform to assist others perceive there may be mild on the finish of the tunnel.”