Kendra Wilkinson will release a new book tomorrow, and kick off season four of her reality show on Sunday.
By total coincidence, the woman who used to have sex with Hugh Hefner is also gracing the latest cover of In Touch Weekly, going off in detail inside the tabloid about her recent battle with postpartum depression.
“I felt devastated, helpless – like I was in a black hole,” Kendra said of the two-year struggle. “I even thought of harming myself. I just threatened [suicide] a lot.”
Why contributed to the downfall? Wilkinson says she grew to have no confidence in her body because so many other Hollywood mothers bragged about losing weight very easily after giving birth.
I “would brush [my] teeth in pitch-dark, so I wouldn’t have to look at myself in the mirror,” Kendra says, to which we say: What about this cover story?
Kendra cut herself as a teenager and twice attempted suicide. Not wanting to repeat this pattern, she entered therapy and credits her son for inspiring her to get better: “Baby Hank really made me stop, step back and realize, ‘If I don’t stop acting like this, he’s going to pick up on it.’”