Em Rusciano on her ADHD diagnosis and reputation for being 'difficult ...

Em Rusciano has revealed that she's has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

And while she is known for being loud and unapologetic, the 42-year-old told Stellar magazine that she would be 'taking her time to process' her diagnosis.

She said: 'Normally I'm really open [about my life] because that's how I process trauma. I talk about it out loud in the hope that it helps other people process things. 

Processing it: Em Rusciano (pictured) has revealed her ADHD diagnosis in this week's issue of Stellar, published on Saturday. The 42-year-old said: 'I'm going to take my time and process it and not share, which, ironically I never do because I have ADHD'

Processing it: Em Rusciano (pictured) has revealed her ADHD diagnosis in this week's issue of Stellar, published on Saturday. The 42-year-old said: 'I'm going to take my time and process it and not share, which, ironically I never do because I have ADHD'

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'But for once, I'm going to take my time and process it and not share, which, ironically I never do because I have ADHD,' she added.

The former HIT FM radio star also discussed her infamous reputation for being 'difficult' and 'demanding.'

She explained that her constant pursuit for excellence in her profession has made it difficult compartmentalise aspects of her work.

Infamous reputation: She also discussed her reputation for being 'difficult' and 'demanding.' Em noted: 'it's also been pointed out to me that what people say about me – that I'm difficult, demanding, opinionated, not a team player – would be different if I was a man'

Infamous reputation: She also discussed her reputation for being 'difficult' and 'demanding.' Em noted: 'it's also been pointed out to me that what people say about me – that I'm difficult, demanding, opinionated, not a team player – would be different if I was a man'

However, Em noted: 'But it's also been pointed out to me that what people say about me – that I'm difficult, demanding, opinionated, not a team player – would be different if I was a man.'

The brunette if the tables were turned and she was male and that she would be regarded with respect and as a leader.

Em's candid discussion comes after she signed a contract with Spotify Australia to make her Emsolation podcast a Spotify Exclusive, last month.

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