Bijou Phillips' Scientology depression cure
By April MacIntyre Jan 27, 2009, 13:37 GMT
Scientology couple Bijou Phillips and Danny Masterson - "Yes Man" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals - Mann Village Theater - Westwood, CA USA © Chris Hatcher / PR Photos
Scientologist model Bijou Phillips shared her opinion that people who take antidepressants are f**king pansies to Paper Magazine.
The model spoke of an earlier generation who in her opinion bucked up and just dealt with being depressed naturally.
"My grandparents didn't take any pills, and they were fine," Phillips said in the February issue of Paper. "Just buck up and get over it. Stop being such a f---king pansy."
Bijou's father John Phillips was a notorious addict who relapsed frequently. He died of heart failure in 2001 at age 65. Michael K of DListed.com noted that Bijou's entire family was a hornet's nest of "self-medicating" addicts. Michael K notes: "This is coming from a b**ch whose whole family has self-medicated with the street anti-depressant know as CRACK (and a bunch of other sh*t too). Why doesn't she tell her sister Mackenzie to just get over being a damn crackhead. You know, eat a barley cookie, shake off the shakes and move on."
Phillips, according to the Paper interview, frequents "Scientology-sponsored events" speaking out "against psychiatry and prescribing patients with medication for such mental illnesses as depression or anxiety."
A rehab veteran herself, Phillips, 28, is romantically linked to fellow Scientologist Danny Masterson.