‘I have been battling satanic demons in me’ — J Molly embarks on spiritual journey

05 June 2024 - 09:54
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Rapper J Molly says he is embarking on a spiritual journey.
Rapper J Molly says he is embarking on a spiritual journey.
Image: Instagram/ J Molly

Jesse “J Molly” Mollett has broken his silence days after he attempted to take his own life while live on Instagram and shared suggestive X posts. 

The rapper took to his timeline on Wednesday to say he was embarking on a spiritual journey to seek clarity and understanding of his purpose in God's plan for his life over the coming months.

“In the past I have been battling satanic demons in me that I was not aware of. In recent times I have been blessed to experience a profound awakening of faith and spirituality. Through the grace of God, I have been saved and have started dedicating my life to serving our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ,” he said.

“It is in my sincerest belief that by dedicating this time to prayer, reflection and communion with the Holy Spirit, I will discern the path God has chosen for me.”

J Molly thanked his followers for their support. 

“I understand this news may come as a surprise to many of you, and I want to express my deepest gratitude for your unwavering support and love throughout my journey. Your encouragement has been a source of strength and inspiration and I am truly blessed to have such amazing individuals standing beside me. As I embark on this spiritual journey, I ask for your continued prayers and support.”

In 2022, J Molly was candid about his battle with mental health.

The rapper returned after a lengthy hiatus on social media in February, saying he was seeking help before his Almost Dead project. 

“I suffer from a borderline personality disorder, which is like bipolar but worse. It’s more of a thing. One hour you’re happy, the next hour you’re sad. One moment you love someone, the next moment you hate someone and want to kill them. We feel things 10 times more than everyone, so everything is extreme.”

Despite the rollercoaster of emotions, he said he was grateful for the support received from his fans. 

“We feel abandoned, pulsate, we feel empty all the time, we want to kill ourselves all the time. Along with borderline, I have bipolar, so I go through manic phases when I’m happy so everyone thinks everything is cool. Then the next thing I’m sad and I’m crashing again. I have OCPD, I have ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), I have anxiety, I have depression.”

Forensic psychologist Micki Pistorius previously told TimesLIVE about the three main disorder clusters:

  • odd or eccentric disorders: paranoid, schizoid and schizotypal personality disorders;
  • dramatic, emotional or erratic disorders: histrionic, antisocial, borderline and narcissistic personality disorders; and;
  • anxiety disorders: avoidant, dependent and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders.

Where to seek help if you need it:

Cipla 24-hour Mental Health Helpline: 0800 456 789

Suicide Crisis Line: 0800 567 567



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