Bridgerton's Ruby Barker says she's in hospital for her mental health

‘I am going to take a bit of a break’: Bridgerton’s Ruby Barker says she is in hospital amid ‘mental health struggleafter being ‘really unwellsince starring on the series

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  • Bridgerton‘s Ruby Barker explained that she is ‘taking a little breakafter being hospitalised during her ‘mental health strugglein a brave video on Thursday.

    Die aktrise, 25, who plays Marina Thompson on the show, added that she had been ‘struggling since Bridgertonbut is now looking forward to ‘continuing with her life.

    Neem na Instagram, Ruby addressed her followers in the honest clip as she thanked her fans and family for their support as well as Netflix for ‘saving her’.

    'I am going to take a bit of a break': Bridgerton's Ruby Barker, 25, has revealed she is in hospital during 'mental health struggle' after being 'really unwell' on Instagram on Thursday

    ‘I am going to take a bit of a break’: Bridgerton’s Ruby Barker, 25, has revealed she is in hospital during ‘mental health struggleafter being ‘really unwellon Instagram on Thursday








    She began: ‘I am better, I have been really unwell for a really long time. I want to be honest with everyone. I have been struggling.

    ‘I am in hospital at the minute and I am going to be discharged soon and hopefully get to continue with my life.

    ‘I am going to take a little bit of a break for myself and I would encourage others, if you are struggling, do yourself a favour and take a break, stop being so hard on yourself.

    Kandidaat: Die aktrise, who plays Marina Thompson on the show, added that she had been 'really unwell' since starring on the series but is now looking forward to 'continuing on with her life' (Pictured on set with co-star Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton)

    Kandidaat: Die aktrise, who plays Marina Thompson on the show, added that she had been ‘really unwellsince starring on the series but is now looking forward to ‘continuing on with her life’ (Pictured on set with co-star Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton)

    Speaking in the video, begin sy: 'I am better, I have been really unwell for a really long time. I want to be honest with everyone. I have been struggling'

    Speaking in the video, begin sy: ‘I am better, I have been really unwell for a really long time. I want to be honest with everyone. I have been struggling

    Explaining her feelings she continued: ‘I was raged-filled, kwaad, all this intergenerational trauma bundled up inside me.

    ‘I was carrying the weight of the world on my back and now I am at the point where I have a diagnosis, I am drawing a line in the sand.

    ‘I can’t carry on the way that I was, I need to change so that is what I am trying to do. I want to survive and I will survive, I am going to.

    Ruby concluded the video as she gave thanks to her friends and family, as well as streaming service, Netflix, for giving her an opportunity and ‘saving her.

    Dapper: Sy gaan voort: 'I was carrying the weight of the world on my back and now I am at the point where I have a diagnosis, I am drawing a line in the sand'

    Dapper: Sy gaan voort: ‘I was carrying the weight of the world on my back and now I am at the point where I have a diagnosis, I am drawing a line in the sand

    Taai: Londen of Milaan opvallend leeg: 'Mental health week is every week for me. Off my chest. I feel like I’ve not been completely honest so this is for my followers'

    Taai: Londen of Milaan opvallend leeg: ‘Mental health week is every week for me. Off my chest. I feel like I’ve not been completely honest so this is for my followers

    Londen of Milaan opvallend leeg: ‘Mental health week is every week for me. Off my chest. I feel like I’ve not been completely honest so this is for my followers. Time to be transparent.

    ‘I’ve been struggling since Bridgerton, this is the truth. Thank you all for supporting me, your love holds me up. #mentalhealthawareness.

    It comes as Ruby said it ‘means everythingto have been in the diverse show after thinking she wouldn’t get to star in a ‘period drama because of her race’.

    In an exclusive clip shared with MailOnline from the PrettyLittleThing: Behind Closed Doors podcast, Ruby also revealed she’s absolutely not watched the racy series with her family, cheekily declaring: ‘I don’t need to look at Rege’s bottom with my dad!’

    Ster: It comes as Ruby said it 'means everything' to have been in the diverse show after thinking she wouldn't get to star in a 'period drama because of her race'

    Ster: It comes as Ruby said it ‘means everythingto have been in the diverse show after thinking she wouldn’t get to star in a ‘period drama because of her race








    Ruby laughed off any suggestion that she watch the serieswhich contains several racy sex sceneswith her family.

    When asked if she’s watched it back, Ruby said: ‘NOO oh god no, I don’t watch it with my family I don’t need to look at Rege’s bottom with my dad!

    ‘I’m perfectly fine watching it on my own, my sisters watched it and my grandad in the states has watch it as well.

    Sensation: Die aktrise (pictured in character) also said it 'means everything' to have been in the diverse show after thinking she wouldn't get to star in a 'period drama because of her race'

    Sensation: Die aktrise (pictured in character) also said it ‘means everythingto have been in the diverse show after thinking she wouldn’t get to star in a ‘period drama because of her race

    Ruby also explained how the diversity in Bridgerton and getting to play a key role in such a fabulous period drama means alot to her.

    Sy het gese: ‘It literally means everything you know I never thought I’d be in a period drama, in a role like Marina.

    ‘I’d seen Belle the film about Dido Elizabeth Belle who was a mixed race aristocrat in the Georgian period of time and I saw that film and was like ‘wow it would be so amazing to play that character but it’s already been made, I’m probably not gonna be in a period drama simply because of my race”.

    Ag nee! Ruby also revealed she's absolutely not watched the racy series with her family, cheekily declaring: 'I don't need to look at Rege's bottom with my dad!'

    Ag nee! Ruby also revealed she’s absolutely not watched the racy series with her family, cheekily declaring: ‘I don’t need to look at Rege’s bottom with my dad!’