Alan Ritchson Details Suicide Attempt During Dark Period

Alan Ritchson, actor known for his role in "Reacher," recently opened up about a dark period in his life where he attempted suicide after years of enduring sexual abuse. In a candid interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Ritchson revealed that in 2019 he tried to hang himself in the attic of his California home, but had a moment of clarity when he pictured his sons asking him to stay alive.

Ritchson shared his disturbing experiences in the modeling industry, stating that he was a victim of what he called "legalized sex trafficking." He recounted a traumatic incident where a photographer sexually assaulted him, leading to his decision to quit modeling and pursue acting.

Following the suicide attempt, Ritchson was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, shedding light on the importance of mental health awareness and seeking help when needed. If you or someone you know is struggling, assistance is available through resources such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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