I don’t think being a strong person is about ignoring your emotions and fighting your feelings. Putting on a brave face doesn’t mean you’re a brave person. That’s why everybody in my life knows everything I’m going through. I can’t hide everything from them. People need to realize that being open isn’t the same as being weak.
2014 Teen Choice Awards
I really like my life right now, I have friends around me all the time. I’ve started painting more. I’ve been working out a lot. I’ve started to really take pride in being strong. I love the album I made. I love that I moved to New York. So in terms of being happy, I’ve never been closer to that.
People haven’t always been there for me, but music has.