Anderson Cooper Brings Receipts, Grills Marianne Williamson on Antidepressants and Mental Illness

Anderson Cooper Brings Receipts, Grills Marianne Williamson on Antidepressants and Mental Illness

CNN’s Anderson Cooper brought all the receipts on Thursday night as he confronted Democratic presidential candidate and self-help guru Marianne Williamson on her past controversial comments and positions on issues like mental illness and antidepressants.

Williamson, who was also recently grilled by MSNBC’s Ari Melber on her anti-vaxxer past, found herself peppered with tough questions for nearly 16 minutes by the CNN anchor on her stances. Right away, Cooper pressed her on her repeatedly saying that taking antidepressants merely numbs people.

“Clinically depressed people aren’t depressed because the world is depressing,” Cooper retorted. “They have a chemical imbalance.”

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Contemptor Staff