In a tear-filled interview with Katie Couric, 30-year-old Rimes said, "People look at you and go why are you struggling? …No one can quite understand why you hurt so badly."
A child country sensation-turned-crossover pop star, Rimes has been in the public eye for most of her life--and it ultimately affected her sense of identity. She confessed to Couric, "I was this big voice, this little girl that, you know, no one really knew much about. I couldn't really grow up even understanding who it really was that I was."
As an adult, Rimes has been subjected to heavy tabloid coverage in recent years. Her personal life hit headlines when the singer and actor Eddie Cibrian began a relationship while they were bothRead More »from LeAnn Rimes Opens Up About Struggles, Treatment And "Starting Over" In Emotional Interview