Bryan Cranston saying what we’re all thinking

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by 0098386, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. 0098386 Suspended


    Jan 18, 2005
    Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston says he believes Donald Trump has 'mental illness' - Evening Standard

    Funny how this story won’t go away. From hearing medical professionals talking about this at a wedding here, to various comments like Bryan’s. It’s all interesting.

    No smoke without fire?
  2. LordVic macrumors 603

    Sep 7, 2011
    I'm not sure narcisism is a mental illness...

    but, it's not really fair to remotely assign mental illness on anyone, even one as deplorable as Trump. We need to be careful with this and there's a reason why psychiatrists and psychologists generally avoid diagnosing anyone unless they sit down and talk with them first and not just do it based on TV appearances

    That said. Even if he doesn't have a mental illness, he has a mental deficiency somewhere and shouldn't have the power he has.
  3. sorcery macrumors regular


    Mar 27, 2016
    Ring of Fire
    Not entirely sure how much power he has. He may be irrelevant.
  4. LordVic macrumors 603

    Sep 7, 2011
    He has the title "President"

    that's already too much.
  5. Peace macrumors Core


    Apr 1, 2005
    Space--The ONLY Frontier
    You are correct. His pen can be dangerous.
  6. LordVic macrumors 603

    Sep 7, 2011
  7. Chew Toy McCoy macrumors regular

    Chew Toy McCoy

    May 13, 2016
    Every American suffers from some form of mental illness. It’s just up to us to only hang out with those who suffer the same kind.
  8. linuxcooldude macrumors 68020

    Mar 1, 2010
    I'm not thinking that. He's smoking his own TV series
  9. LizKat macrumors 601


    Aug 5, 2004
    Catskill Mountains
    I have my moments of hoping so anyway.

    It's reasuring to some of us that more than a few in Congress and elsewhere in his administration have begun trying to ensure that Trump's a lot more boxed in than one might think an American president needed to be.

    This guy has created chaos in his own party, his own government and all over the planet in relationships with our allies. It's remarkable (yet predictable) for Trump's press secretary to turn that on its head and say he's rescued the planet from chaos. Around the world heads were certainly scratched in the wake of that pronouncement, which I'd say was meant strictly for his peanut gallery of die-hard supporters.

    What's weird is that the more off the reservation Trump goes in his public contradictions of his own cabinet and members of his own party in the House or Senate, the more he messes up his chances to do much more damage to the country. He's managed to get so far into it with Senator Corker that he'll never get another SoS confirmed. Does Trump even remember Corker controls the Foreign Relations committee, which in turn controls confirmation of diplomatic appointments and usually the Secretary of State as well?

    I don't know if Trump's crazy. He's impulsive and narcissistic. In lieu of crazy, that will do in a pinch.
  10. duffman9000 macrumors 68000


    Sep 7, 2003
    Deep in the Depths of CA
    Drinking or smoking would explain a whole lot. Trump doesn't do neither.
  11. s2mikey macrumors 68020


    Sep 23, 2013
    Upstate, NY
    Who is Bryan Cranston anyways? Who cares, more importantly. Go back to your overrated cable TV show. Idiot.
  12. fitshaced macrumors 68000


    Jul 2, 2011
    Strange, he spoke very highly of you recently.
  13. Gutwrench Contributor


    Jan 2, 2011
    Well I’m heavily persuaded by hollywood actors so I’m convinced. :rolleyes:
  14. Bug-Creator macrumors 6502a


    May 30, 2011
    Well it is nicer than the only other option:

    He is 100% pure ......
  15. AlliFlowers Contributor


    Jan 1, 2011
    L.A. (Lower Alabama)
    While I don't care what anyone from Hollywood has to say (except maybe those who worked with DJ on The Apprentice), I have felt for a long time now that Trump is sundowning. I don't know if he has Alzheimers, or just your run-of-the-mill dementia, but he is not mentally stable.
  16. Huntn macrumors P6


    May 5, 2008
    The Misty Mountains
    Yes it is a mental illness.


    There is also strong evidence that he is a sociopath.


    People with an antisocial personality disorder tend to be deceitful, impulsive. They ignore responsibilities and, in the worst cases, they have no conscience.”
  17. BenTrovato macrumors 68030


    Jun 29, 2012
    Everything is a mental illness nowadays. Everything is categorized and boxed. Every child has a learning disability of some kind. Yes, Trump is the worst of our problems - let us to continue to hold in high regard television superstars.
  18. obeygiant macrumors 68040


    Jan 14, 2002
    totally cool
    celebrities with mental health issues illness/disorder

    Abbie Hoffman bipolar disorder (speculated)
    Abraham Lincoln severe clinical depression
    Adam Ant (Stuart Goddard) boipolr
    Adam Rickett bulimia nervosa
    Alanis Morissette clinical depression
    Alastair Campbell depression
    Albert Einstein dyslexia (speculated)
    Alexander Graham Bell dyslexia
    Alfred Taubman dyslexia
    Ally Sheedy bulimia nervosa; substance abuse
    Alma Powell clinical depression
    Alonzo Spellman bipolar disorder
    Alvin Ailey bipolar disorder (aka “manic depression”)
    Amy Heckerling eating disorders; obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Angelina Jolie depression and self harm
    Anne Sexton clinical depression
    Ann-Margret clinical depression; alcoholism
    Art Buchwald bipolar disorder
    Audrey Hepburn clinical depression; eating disorders
    Axl Rose bipolar disorder
    Barbara Niven bulimia nervosa
    Barbra Streisand social phobia
    Ben Moody depression
    Ben Stiller bipolar disorder
    Ben Vereen clinical depression
    Benjamin Disraeli clinical depression
    Bert Yancey bipolar disorder
    Bill Lichtenstein bipolar disorder
    Bill Oddie bipolar
    Billy Joel alcohol and depression
    Billy Joel clinical depression
    Boris Yeltsin clinical depression
    Brian Wilson bipolar disorder
    Britney Spears bipolar and post natal depression
    Brooke Shields postpartum depression
    Burgess Meredith bipolar disorder
    Buzz Aldrin clinical depression
    Calvin Coolidge clinical depression (speculated)
    Carly Simon social phobia
    Carmen Miranda clinical depression
    Caroline Aherne major depressive disorder
    Carrie Fisher bipolar disorder, substance abuse;
    Cary Grant clinical depression
    catherine zeta jones bipolar II
    Charles “Buddy” Bolden schizophrenia
    Charles Darwin severe panic disorder
    Charles Dickens clinical depression; bipolar disorder (suspected)
    Charles Faust schizophrenia
    Charles Schulz clinical depression
    Charles Schwab dyslexia
    Charley Pell clinical depression
    Charley Pride bipolar disorder; alcoholism
    Clara Bow clinical depression
    Cole Porter clinical depression; alcoholism; paranoid delusions; obsessive-compulsive disorder (speculated)
    Connie Francis clinical depression
    Courtney Love drub abuse, clinical depression
    Craig Ferguson alcoholic
    Craig McCaw dyslexia
    Dame Kelly Holmes depression and self harm
    Damon Wayans clinical depression
    Daniel Johns clinical depression; anxiety disorder;eating disorder
    Danny Glover learning disability
    Darryl Strawberry clinical depression
    David Boies dyslexia
    David Bowie crying but not diagnosed but lots of family mental health issues
    David Murdock dyslexia
    Delta Burke depression and compulsive hoarding
    Denise Welch nervous breakdown
    Diane Arbus clinical depression
    Dick Cavett depression – found electro shock therapy helpful
    Dick Clark clinical depression
    Dimitrius Underwood bipolar disorder
    DMX bipolar
    Dolly Parton clinical depression
    Donald Trump possible OCD
    Donny Osmond clinical depression; social phobia
    Dorothy Day clinical depression
    Doug Ferrari borderline personality disorder
    Doug Flutie, Jr. autism
    Drew Barrymore clinical depression; alcoholism, substance abuse;
    Drew Carey clinical depression
    Dwight Gooden clinical depression
    Earl Campbell panic disorder
    Edgar Allan Poe clinical depression (speculated); alcoholism
    Edward McVaney dyslexia
    Elizabeth Hartman clinical depression (speculated)
    Elton John substance abuse and bulimia
    Emily Carr various speculations, neurasthenia; hypochondriasis; clinical depression; conversion disorder; schizophrenia:
    Emma Thompson clinical depression
    Eric Clapton clinical depression
    Ernest Hemingway clinical depression
    Eugene O’Neill clinical depression
    F. Scott Fitzgerald clinical depression
    Fiona Phillips depression
    Frances Lear bipolar disorder;, substance abuse
    Francis Ford Coppola bipolar disorder
    Frank Bruno bipolar
    Frank Lloyd Wright clinical depression
    Gaetano Donizetti bipolar disorder
    Gail Porter post natal depression
    George Eliot (Marian Evans) clinical depression
    George Michael depression and fear
    George S. Patton clinical depression; dyslexia
    George Washington learning disability
    Georgia O’Keeffe clinical depression
    Graeme Obree depression
    Halle Berry suicide attempt
    Harrison Ford clinical depression
    Harry Andersen learning disability
    Hart Crane clinical depression; alcoholism
    Heath Ledger depression, anxiety and sleep depravation
    Henry Winkler learning disability
    Herb McCauley bulimia nervosa
    Hermann Hesse clinical depression
    Herschel Walker dissociative identity disorder
    Howard Hughes OCD (clinical depression and psychosis both speculated
    Howard Stern obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Howie Mandel obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Hugh Laurie depression
    Hunter Tylo clinical depression
    Irving Berlin clinical depression
    Isaac Newton bipolar disorder (suspected)
    J.P. Morgan bipolar disorder
    Jack Dee depression
    Jack Farrell clinical depression
    Jack Irons bipolar disorder
    Jack Kerouac clinical depression, substance abuse, severe alcoholism;
    Jackson Pollock clinical depression; substance abuse
    Jaco Pastorius bipolar disorder; alcoholism; substance abuse
    James Dean Bradfield bipolar
    James Forrestal clinical depression
    James Garner clinical depression
    James Taylor clinical depression; bipolar disorder
    Jane Fonda bulimia nervosa
    Jane Pauley bipolar
    Janet Jackson clinical depression
    Jean-Claude Van Damme bipolar disorder
    Jessica Alba OCD and eating disorder
    Jessica Lange clinical depression
    Jim Carrey clinical depression
    Jimmy Piersall bipolar disorder
    Joan Rivers clinical depression; bulimia nervosa
    Joey Kramer clinical depression
    Joey Slinger clinical depression
    John Chambers dyslexia
    John Daly bipolar disorder; alcoholism, gambling addiction;
    John Forbes Nash schizophrenia (paranoid-type)
    John Gibson bipolar disorder
    John Kenneth Galbraith clinical depression
    John Madden specific phobia (flying)
    John Mulheren bipolar disorder
    John Nash schizophrenia
    John Quincy Adams clinical depression
    Jose Canseco clinical depression
    Joshua Logan bipolar disorder
    Judy Garland clinical depression;,substance abuse
    Jules Feiffer clinical depression
    Julie Krone post-traumatic stress disorder; clinical depression
    Justine Bateman eating disorders
    Karen Carpenter anorexia nervosa
    Karen Kain clinical depression
    Kate Millett bipolar disorder
    Katie Price/Jordan post natal depression
    Keisha Buchanan depression
    Kendall Gill clinical depression
    Kim Basinger panic disorder
    Kitty Dukakis bipolar disorder, alcoholism; substance abuse;
    Kris Kristopherson clinical depression; substance abuse
    Kristy McNichol bipolar disorder
    Kurt Cobain attention deficit disorder and bipolar depression
    Kurt Vonnegut clinical depression/bipolar
    Kylie Minogue depression
    Larry Flynt bipolar disorder
    Larry King clinical depression
    Lawton Chiles clinical depression
    Lenny Henry depression
    Leo Tolstoy clinical depression; hypochondriasis; alcoholism; substance abuse
    Leonard Bernstein clinical depression
    Leonard Cohen clinical depression
    Lewis Preston dyslexia
    Linda Hamilton bipolar disorder
    Lionel Aldridge schizophrenia (paranoid-type)
    Lord Bragg depression
    Ludwig van Beethoven bipolar disorder
    Macy Gray bipolar
    Marc Summers obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Margaret Trudeau Kemper bipolar disorder
    Margaux Hemingway dyslexia; alcoholism; clinical depression (speculated)
    Margot Kidder manic depression (Bipolar) and paranoia
    Marie Osmond clinical depression, post-partum
    Marilyn Monroe clinical depression/suicide
    Mark Rothko clinical depression
    Marsha Linehan bpd
    Meg Mathews depression
    Mel C: depression
    Mel Gibson bipolar
    Melinda Messenger depression
    Meriwether Lewis clinical depression
    Michael Phelps attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Mike Tyson depression and severe insecurities and anger
    Mike Wallace clinical depression
    Morrissey (S.P.) clinical depression
    Murray Pezim bipolar disorder
    Natalie Cole clinical depression
    Ned Beatty bipolar disorder
    Neil Lennon depression
    Neil Simon clinical depression
    Nelson Rockefeller dyslexia
    Nicole Kidman panic attacks on the red carpet
    Norman Mailer clinical depression
    Ozzy Osbourne bipolar
    Pablo Picasso clinical depression
    Pat Lafontaine clinical depression
    Patricia Cornwell bipolar disorder, anorexia nervosa, anorexia bulimia;;
    Patrick Kennedy clinical depression
    Patsy Palmer depression and panic attacks
    Patty Duke bipolar disorder
    Paul Gascoigne clinical depression
    Paul Simon clinical depression
    Paula Abdul bullimia nervosa
    Paula Deen Agoraphobia and panic attacks
    Pete Harnisch clinical depression
    Peter Gabriel clinical depression
    Peter Greene schizophrenia
    Phil Spector clinical depression/bipolar
    Pierre Péladeau bipolar disorder
    Princess Diana Bulimia nevosa, depression and multiple suicide attempts
    Queen Victoria clinical depression
    Ray Charles clinical depression
    Richard Branson dyslexia
    Richard Dreyfuss clinical depression/bipolar
    Richard Simmons anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa;
    Richey James clinical depression, anorexia nervosa;;alcoholism
    Rick Springfield clinical depression
    Ricky Williams social phobia
    Robbie Williams depression
    Robert Boorstin bipolar disorder
    Robert Campeau bipolar disorder
    Robert Lowell bipolar disorder
    Robert McFarlane clinical depression
    Robert Munsch bipolar disorder
    Robert Young clinical depression; alcoholism
    Robin Williams clinical depression, learning disability;
    Rod Steiger clinical depression
    Rodney Dangerfield clinical depression
    Roseanne dissociative identity disorder (aka “multiple personality disorder”); obsessive-compulsive disorder; clinical depression; agoraphobia
    Rosemary Clooney bipolar
    Ruby Wax depression
    Russell Grant depression
    Sandra Dee anorexia nervosa
    Sarah Lancashire depression
    Sarah McLachlan clinical depression
    Scott Donie clinical depression
    Shayne Corson panic attacks
    Shecky Greene bipolar disorder, with severe panic attacks
    Sheryl Crow clinical depression
    Sigmund Freud clinical depression
    Sinead O’Connor bipolar
    Sir Anthony Hopkins clinical depression
    Sir Elton John bulimia nervosa; substance abuse, alcoholism;
    Sophie Anderton drug addiction and depression
    Spencer Tracy clinical depression; alcoholism
    Spike Milligan bipolar disorder
    Stephen Fry bipolar depression
    Steve Blass social phobia
    Steve Sax social phobia
    Sting (Gordon Sumner) clinical depression
    Susan Powter clinical depression
    Syd Barrett schizophrenia
    Sylvia Plath clinical depression
    Tammy Wynette clinical depression, substance abuse;
    Ted Turner bipolar disorder
    Tennessee Williams clinical depression
    Theodore Dreiser clinical depression
    Thomas Alva Edison dyslexia
    Thomas Eagleton clinical depression
    Tiberius clinical depression (speculated)
    Tipper Gore clinical depression
    Tom Cruise dyslexia
    Tony Slattery bipolar
    Tracey Gold anorexia nervosa, attention deficit disorder;
    Tracy Thompson clinical depression
    Trisha Goddard depression
    Tulisa’s mum Tulisa’s mum had scizoaffective disorder
    Uma Thurman depression
    Vaslav Nijinsky schizophrenia
    Veronica Lake schizophrenia; alcoholism
    Vincent Foster clinical depression (speculated)
    Vincent van Gogh clinical depression; bipolar disorder (speculated)
    Vivien Leigh bipolar disorder after miscarriage
    Walker Percy clinical depression
    Walt Disney dyslexia
    Whoopi Goldberg dyslexia
    William Hewlett dyslexia
    William Styron clinical depression
    Winona Ryder clinical depression; anxiety
    Winston Churchill bipolar disorder; dyslexia
    Woodrow Wilson dyslexia
    Yves Saint Laurent clinical depression

    just for reference other famous people with mental illnesses.

    Depression and mental illnesses are nothing to scoff at and are more common than you think.

    Whether it excuses Donald Trump from his behavior is up for debate.
  19. webbuzz macrumors 68000


    Jul 24, 2010
    Bryan Cranston is probably undiagnosed.
  20. Huntn, Oct 9, 2017
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2017

    Huntn macrumors P6


    May 5, 2008
    The Misty Mountains
    In the good ole days, we did not know enough to categorize specific deficient behavior other than saying someone had a deficient personality. We know more today.
  21. s2mikey macrumors 68020


    Sep 23, 2013
    Upstate, NY
    100% true. Everybody has *some problem* or is labeled. Great. Just more ways to shove pills down peoples throats and blame a condition for awful behavior. Terrific. :rolleyes:
  22. Huntn macrumors P6


    May 5, 2008
    The Misty Mountains
    Could you post the link for this? I’m not disputing it, just find it interesting. :)
  23. Phonephreak macrumors 6502a


    Aug 24, 2017
    Here and there
  24. Huntn macrumors P6


    May 5, 2008
    The Misty Mountains
    You may have... it’s all a matter of degree. :p
  25. Phonephreak macrumors 6502a


    Aug 24, 2017
    Here and there
    I work at a state psychiatric institution. Guess it’s a good fit for me.

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