“I just wanna say to my fans I’ve been in, kind of like, a f–ked up place personally for a couple of months in my head,” the musician, 30, said via his Instagram Story on Monday, January 18. “So, I haven’t been that active on socials.”
Machine Gun Kelly (born Colson Baker) also gushed over the project, which premiered on Facebook on Friday, January 15. He said he got a call from the label about Downfalls High. The premiere weekend, he got 12 million views on Facebook. He later corrected himself noting it was actually 16 million views.
Two days prior, Machine Gun Kelly tweeted about his stress, saying, “Anxiety’s eating me alive.” The “Bloody Valentine” rapper spoke out about his mental health and substance abuse struggles in November 2020, saying his girlfriend, Megan Fox, has been a guiding light during his journey.
Currently, his drug of choice is happiness and commitment to the art, rather than commitment to a vice that he believed made the art,” the “Drunk Face” singer Machine Gun Kelly told Dave Franco in a profile for Interview at the time. The King of Staten Island actor revealed he is in therapy and is “taking steps” to better his life and stay away from drugs.
Source: Us weekly