Camila Cabello has always been an open book about her mental health challenges, and recently she has once again addressed her mental health struggle. The former Fifth Harmony who starred in Amazon Prime Video’s Cinderella revealed that she wrote the film’s hit song “Million to One” during a challenging time in her life.
Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, alongside Kid Cudi, Anderson. Paak, and brothers Ron and Russell Mael, for its Songwriter Roundtable, Camila explained how working on the fairytale movie helped her cope with her mental health struggles. The superstar explained how working on the fairytale movie helped her cope with her mental health struggles.
Camila revealed that when she was writing the song, it was just a period of a lot of anxiety and sadness for her. “I don’t think I know how to write in any way that isn’t personal to me,” she told the outlet last month, which published the piece on Friday, December 10. “When I was working on ‘Million to One’ for Cinderella, to be totally honest, I was going through a really hard time with my mental health.”
The singer continued, “It was just a period of a lot of anxiety and sadness for me, and that song had me feeling like, ‘I can overcome this. I know that I can make my life better.'” As she described, “I feel like I channeled my personal journey into one of the characters. The character was super confident everybody was telling her, no, but she knew.”
Over the years, the former Fifth Harmony member has been an open book about her mental health challenges, and in September 2020, Camila praised J Balvin for not being afraid to detail his own. However, it’s been a tough year for the singer as Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes have recently parted ways. The ex-couple will continue their relationship as friends.
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes began dating in July 2019, shortly after the music video for Senorita dropped. Meanwhile, during the coronavirus pandemic, Shawn and Camila moved to Miami to be with the Cabello family, which the singer described as a “really beautiful experience.” However, it is hard for fans to believe as they look so much in love. The couple celebrated their second anniversary this summer. The couple are best friends before they started dating each other.