McLendon-Covey admitted that her commitment to comedy hasn't been easy. She said:
"There was a long time when my husband worked two jobs to put me through improv school...It’s very gratifying that it paid off, but there were times that I thought, 'Maybe I’m just too old to do this.’”
Diagnosed with depression in her late teens, the comedian has also struggled to find the right medication dosage. She continued:
“That is torture because you’re messing with your brain chemistry. It’s messy. It’s ugly. But you have to find what works for you. I did find what worked for me. I was able to move forward because it stopped the negative tape that is playing... That’s when everything opened up...when I finally got help for that.”
Watch Hall and McLendon Covey discuss mental health struggles below.