YOUTUBE STAR LELE PONS OPENS UP ABOUT HER JOURNEY WITH TOURETTE SYNDROME AND OCD DURING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
Watch Episode One of the Weekly Series Today
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and YouTube Originals today debuted the first episode “The Secret Life of Lele Pons.” In this raw and intimate five-part series, music artist and internet personality Lele Pons shares a side to her that no one knows about… Her lifelong struggle with Tourette Syndrome and OCD. Viewers will follow along on her journey of building and expanding her music career while battling what was previously hidden.
You can watch the first episode titled “I Have Severe OCD” of “The Secret Life of Lele Pons” here today beginning at 12pm ET / 9am PT.
The series follows Lele’s journey from social misfit to social media queen and now global entertainer while showing her everyday struggles with mental health from an early age to her present life. Known for her unfiltered videos, candid humor and crazy stunts, Lele’s storytelling arch takes a more serious tone as she opens up to the world about living with her deepest secret. Through access to private moments, emotional interviews and never-seen-before footage, Lele reveals her lifelong struggle with OCD& Tourette Syndrome among other mental health conditions and doesn’t shy away from the most intimate details of her battle.
“The Secret Life of Lele Pons” is a Shots Studios Production. Sam Shahidi and John Shahidi serve as Executive Producers. The series is directed by 9x Emmy Award-winning producer Alicia Zubikowski.
The first episode of “The Secret Life Of Lele Pons” premieres today at 12:00 pm ET / 9:00 am PT on Lele Pons’ YouTube Channel, with new episodes premiering weekly.