LeAnn Rimes Acknowledges Being in a "Early in Her Career: "Very, Very Dark Place

Country star LeAnn Rimes is opening up about navigating fame from an early age

The effect that has had on her mental health

In an interview with Insider, the 39-year-old singer reflected on being thrown into the spotlight as a young teenager

Remembering the pressure of feeling like a "superhuman" performer, which ultimately cost her bodily and emotional health

She said, "I think was a significant part of my experience with anxiety and depression and what was causing it

 Being in the public glare from the time I was very young and having to override my humanness was a huge part of my experience."

As longtime fans may recall, LeAnn first rose to fame at the young age of 13 when her debut 1996 single, "Blue,"