Thursday 4 August 2022 11:55 AM Channel Nine's Shelly Horton reveals why she 'faked being happy' on TV trends now

Thursday 4 August 2022 11:55 AM Channel Nine's Shelly Horton reveals why she 'faked being happy' on TV trends now
Thursday 4 August 2022 11:55 AM Channel Nine's Shelly Horton reveals why she 'faked being happy' on TV trends now

Thursday 4 August 2022 11:55 AM Channel Nine's Shelly Horton reveals why she 'faked being happy' on TV trends now

Channel Nine's Shelly Horton reveals why she 'faked being happy' on TV and would drive home 'belittling' herself

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Television star Shelly Horton opened up on Wednesday about faking her happiness on-air while she battled depression and perimenopause. 

The 48-year-old said she would 'drive home belittling' herself for her performance on TV after getting off work. 

'[Perimenopause] affected me personally and my peri-induced depression and anxiety destroyed my work ethic,' she wrote on 9Honey's website.

Television star Shelly Horton, 48, (pictured) opened up on Wednesday about faking her happiness on-air while she battled depression and perimenopause

Television star Shelly Horton, 48, (pictured) opened up on Wednesday about faking her happiness on-air while she battled depression and perimenopause

She continued: 'I would come into Channel Nine and fake being happy on TV, but drive home belittling myself for sounding stupid and telling myself I should probably quit before I got fired.

'I had six months of that before I sought help. Once I got treatment, my world went back on its axis and I loved work again.'

Shelly said if she had menopause education she 'wouldn't have been

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