Monica Danger Denies Breakdown, Admits to Depression

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Most things associated with For the Love of Ray J are hilarious. Take the show's star, for instance (please!).

But the case of Monica Danger isn't really a laughing matter.

The season one finalist gave birth a few months ago, and then landed in psychiatric hold after she went all Britney and shaved her head.

In a new interview with VH1, Monica - known simply as "Danger" during her time trying to woo Ray J on TV - opened up about her issues...

On her postpartum depression: "People don’t know how serious of an illness postpartum depression is. I’ve had a very rough life. People don’t understand that when you come from a tough past, and you have a child and you have postpartum depression, a lot hits you at once. You always want a better life for your child than what you had."

On reports of a breakdown: "People think there was a big thing where I was violent and angry, but that didn’t happen. I was very depressed. I was crying and very sad. I have no support. I have no family support. I have no financial support. I’ve never felt loved."

On her hospital stay: "It started off extremely bad. I don’t like to be imprisoned. I was born free, I’m going to die free... I knew the only way I was going to get out was if I controlled my anger. I escaped twice and was on the run. They had to find me. When I finally came back, I just knew that if I ever wanted to see my daughter again, I had to control my anger."

On getting better: "I just have to talk to God. I wrote letters to my daughter, and I couldn’t talk to any of my family. My child’s father called with his father, and told me that he loved me and wanted to get better. That helped me a lot. Positive people in my life that aren’t related to me were showing me that I was loved."

On... we're not sure what: "I’ll always be Danger. She’s part of me. She’s my creation. Since I was 19, I’ve been that person. But I have control. I can control who I am. I’ve playing Danger for a long time. And I’m tired of playing Danger."


I think ray j was wrong to make money off u and not give u a dime u were intitled because it was u name that made him the money i can see thr him i can tell his a dog and who ever cant is because there star struck stupied i dont care how good he can sing right is right and wrong is wrong its all to the good tho u got u baby back now collect u cash girl yea thats whats up i have depression all so and no one understands unless they been there i hate people that judge caus other people with out walking in that shose i been there i know exactly how u felt. then have the nerve to not wanna pay u he knew everyone would be on his side but it dosnt matter caus god sees it all know that the under dog all ways gets kicked in this world but its all good caus god got u back blessing


she is right about the mother thing but she is still danger and always will be and no 1 can change that


that´s true...I was...motherhood blew me away and I was in a psychiatric clinic for ten weeks....the first five, my babygirl was with my mother until I got a little better (not because I was a danger for her, but to get my psyche heal a little) and the last five Kandice was with me...and since then...we´ve been away from each other like five times...she´s my everything.....but the time when she was born and the acute depression were the most terrible days in my life...even tho it was s´posed to be the best days of my life


In a lot of ways,I understand exactly where Monica is coming from. Having a child introduces a new intense kind of love, unmatched by any other emotion felt induces thoughts of every heart ache you as a mother have ever been through and just the thought of your child experiencing even an inkling of your hardships, is like a constant heart break. It hurts repeatedly. With no support any new mother could very easily be in the psychiatric ward rigt next to Monica.



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