April Simpkins, mother of the winner of Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst , who passed away in January 2022, spoke of her daughter’s “high-functioning depression”. It was reported by Fox News.
According to April Simpkins, her daughter did everything to not let others notice that she was depressed.
“There are people who work great and live to this day. Cheslie still saves face,” she told Red Table Talk.
She added that she has known about her daughter’s problem since she was 20 years old and encourages her to call whenever she feels the need. However, at the same time, it seems that Cheslie Kryst is feeling better for her.
“She’s starting to go in the right direction. See a therapist. She sleeps really well at night. She knows what to do,” admits April Simpkins.
However, according to the late beauty queen’s mother, she did not realize how deeply her daughter was suffering from depression, including because Cheslie Kryst herself always said that she was doing well and in communication with her friends. , she prefers to talk about them, and not her own.
Cheslie Kryst’s death was reported in January 2022.
The body was found at the foot of the 60-story Orion building at around 7 a.m. local time. The body was found to have injuries characteristic of a fall from a great height; Americans died on the spot.
Cheslie Kryst lived in this 9th-floor skyscraper and fell to her death after falling from a rooftop terrace on the 29th floor, where all of the building’s residents are free to enter, sources told New York Post.
The New York City Police Department told The Hollywood Reporter it considers the incident a suicide.