Chamique Holdsclaw Dispels Misconceptions About Mental Illness And Her Arrest

In light of May being Mental Health Awareness Month we sat down with former WNBA great Chamique Holdsclaw to discuss the documentary about her struggle with mental illness “Mind/Game.” Our interview covered a lot of ground, ranging from her family’s history with mental illness and her bipolar disorder diagnosis to her relationship with ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lacy, who was at the center of 2012 charges against her for aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and reckless conduct.

Check out part of our interview with her:

She goes into detail about what happened the night she faced charges for breaking her exes car windows. She also discussed her relationship with her ex with us.

On May 3, at 9pm ET/PT on LOGO, Chamique Holdsclaw, one of the greatest women’s basketball players in the world, shares the story of her rise to basketball stardom and a career that was cut short by mental illness and a near-suicide attempt. Directed by Academy Award-nominated Rick Goldsmith (“The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers”), documentary “Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw,” explores the challenges of mental illness within the sports world through an intensely intimate portrait of one exceptional woman.

Will you be watching?

Make sure to check back tomorrow for our full interview with Chamique!



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