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Osaka withdraws from French Open, cites battle with depression [Video]

The 23-year-old athlete said her withdrawal would be "the best thing for the tournament, the other players and my well-being."

Naomi Osaka is withdrawing from the French Open after being fined $15,000 for not appearing at a press conference during the tournament.

The tennis star made the announcement Monday afternoon on Twitter, saying her withdrawal would be "the best thing for the tournament, the other players and my well-being." 

The no. 2-ranked, four-time Grand Slam winner chose not to participate in post-game press conferences at the tournament, which she is contractually obligated to attend, after announcing on Twitter before the French Open began that she wouldn't do any press.

Osaka originally cited the general "mental health" of athletes for her decision, writing "We're often sat there and asked questions that we've been asked multiple times before or asked questions that bring doubt into our minds and I'm not just going to subject myself …

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Is being 'WOKE' a sign of mental illness? The Federalist's Joy Pullman shares her theory [Video]

The Federalist's Joy Pullmann joined "Stu Does America" to discuss her column equating "wokeness" with mental illness. Joy explains to Stu Burguiere her theory that there is much more to being "woke" than people think.According to Joy, mental illness and wokeness are difficult for many people to ...

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8 Signs A Guy Secretly Likes You [Video]

Is there someone special you have your eye on but you just can’t seem to figure out how he feels about you? When it comes to understanding guys and their feelings, a lot of the time they can be hard to read. Most guys aren’t as open or comfortable expressing their feelings as those of the fairer sex. Here are some tips to help you figure out when a guy likes you but is hiding it. Do you have a crush you'd like to impress? Here are a few tips: https://youtu.be/9HiaVFKiHNA Writer: Chloe Avenasa Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Hinata Honda References: Pines, A. (2001). The role of gender and culture in romantic attraction. European Psychologist, 6(2), 96.Fehr, B. (2013). The social psychology of love. The Oxford Handbook of Close Relationships, 201-233.Schmitt, D. P., Couden, A., & Baker, M. (2001). The effects of sex differences and temporal context on feelings of romantic desire: An experimental evaluation of sexual strategies theory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27(7), 833-847.Hall, J. A., & Xing, C. (2015). The verbal and nonverbal correlates of the five flirting styles. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 39(1), 41-68.

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Naomi Osaka is getting a lot of support from some of her famous fans and fellow athletes. The tennis star announced on Monday that she would not be competing in the French Open, and candidly opened up about her struggles with depression and social anxiety. The truth is that I []

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