Iggy Azalea reveals she had suicidal thoughts

Posted on Mar 20 2016 - 2:01am by

After a tumultuous year marred by suicidal thoughts, Iggy Azalea is ready for fans to get on her team.

On the same day she dropped a long-awaited single, the Aussie rapper continued to open up on her state of mind last year when she cancelled her “Great Escape” tour.

IGGY AZALEA SAYS MEDIA AND STRESS PUSHED HER TO HAVE ‘PSYCHOTIC BREAKDOWN’ LAST YEAR

“I wanted to quit life, the whole thing, really,” she recalled during an interview on Friday with Power 106 FM.

Azalea bared some skin and oozed confidence on the cover of Schön! Magazine.Photography by Jacques Dequeker for Schön

Azalea bared some skin and oozed confidence on the cover of Schön! Magazine.

“Sometimes I would drive through the canyons to get to my horses, and I’d be like, ‘What if I just kept driving off the canyon?’ Sometimes I would feel like that,” she continued.

The singer, who brokeout with “Fancy” in 2015, had a rough year with disses against her making more headlines than her raps. She was slammed by artists like Erykah Badu and Macklemore and dealt with media criticism on her changing look.

The hate from many on her hip hop ability wasn’t the only trouble adding to her mental anguish. Azalea, who lives in the U.S. on a work visa, didn’t want to get the boot during her darkest days.

“If I don’t have a job, that means I go home,” she said. “My whole life is here, so that’s a lot for somebody to deal with.”

The emotional disclosure follows her coming clean on cancelling her first arena tour, telling Schön! Magazine she “had to have a psychotic breakdown” last year.

In May, the “Black Widow” rapper pulled the plug on her already plagued tour, which had been set to kick off in September.

Iggy Azalea's rough 2015 led to her to question the point of living.Christopher Polk

Iggy Azalea’s rough 2015 led to her to question the point of living.

Now, she says she feels “renewed” and is moving on.

Musically, the blonde beauty has already started her comeback.

On Friday, she released her first track since her 2015 “Pretty Girls” collaboration with Britney Spears — which caused more turmoil for the rapper as she later went on a Twitter feud against the pop star.

The “Work” singer also released an impressive dance video for the single, which will be part of her album “Digital Distortion” set to hit stores in June.

The controversial star is so committed to her return to the stage that she’s postponed her wedding to NBA star Nick Young.

Azalea for Schön! Magazine.Photography by Jacques Dequeker for Schön

Azalea for Schön! Magazine.

“I actually moved my wedding because I have to tour, so my wedding plans are changing,” she told Ryan Seacrest during an “On Air” interview on Friday.

The couple was planning for a wedding at the end of the year but the nuptials are now on hold for an unknown date.

“Now I have to go to work. We’ll probably have to wait until the end of the next basketball season to do that. So that kind of is a bit sucky, but it’s all right,” she explained.

Still, Azalea insists she her and beau are still going strong.

“Luckily, I have Nick, who’s really awesome and great and totally understanding and does not mind: He’s like, ‘I can be a bachelor for longer!’ He’s really milking the whole thing,” she told Seacrest.

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