5SOS Member Michael Clifford Reveals Mental Health Battle, Fans Flock to Support
Michael Clifford of the Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer revealed to concertgoers that he was seeking help for issues of “mental health” during the hiatus of their “Rock Out With Your Socks Out” tour.
Last night (Aug. 19) Clifford opened up to his fans during a brief pause in the band’s set, stating, “I was fixing some problems with my mental health… I just saw a therapist real quick on the break we had.”
— •I SAW THEm• (@toxic_milk_5SOS) August 20, 2015
Though #WeLoveYouMichael is trending on Twitter as a result of his statement, the singer has not made any further commentary on the matter. The fandom is proud of his transparency nonetheless, and supports Clifford through and through.
— salamanda (@baestod) August 20, 2015
— Laura [PB] (@Musicandpizzax) August 20, 2015
another important thing is that michael is opening up the discussion of mental health. it needs to be talked about more #WeLoveYouMichael 💚
— shannon ♡ michael (@LEMONADEHAIR) August 20, 2015
— rio (@motivatingmuke) August 20, 2015