Lili Reinhart opens up about depression battle
Actor Lili Reinhart (left) says that she had been suffering from “the worst depression” before being cast in the CW television series, Riverdale. The series is based on the Archie comicbooks and Reinhart plays Betty Cooper.
The 20-year-old actor has credited the show for not only giving her a steady job as an artist, but also for “completely saving” her life after she fell into a deep depression, reported E! online.
Taking to Twitter, Reinhart said, “I cried tears of joy. In that moment I became a working actress with a steady job. Something I had been working towards for 7 years...
“And now here we are, gearing up to film season 2. And I could not be more grateful. ‘Riverdale’ came into my life when I was going through the worst depression I had ever experienced. And in the end it completely saved me. (sic)”